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Use the following information for Exercises 11-31 and 11-32:

Washington Company has two divisions: the Adams Division and the Jefferson Division. The following information pertains to last year’s results:

Chapter 11, Problem 32E, Use the following information for Exercises 11-31 and 11-32: Washington Company has two divisions:

Washington’s actual cost of capital was 12%.

Exercise 11-32 Residual Income

Refer to the information for Washington Company above. In addition, Washington Company’s top management has set a minimum acceptable rate of return equal to 8%.

Required:

  1. 1. Calculate the residual income for the Adams Division.
  2. 2. Calculate the residual income for the Jefferson Division.

1.

To determine

Compute the residual income for Division A.

Explanation

Residual Income:

Residual income can be determined by deducting the minimum dollar return on the operating assets of the company from the amount of operating income.

Use the following formula to calculate residual income for Division A:

Residual income=Operating income(Minimum rate of return×Average operating assets)

Substitute $605,000 for operating income, 8% for the minimum rate of return and $4,000,000 for the average operating assets in the above formula

2.

To determine

Compute the residual income for Division J.

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