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A company should use an accelerated depreciation method because of the large decline in the fair value of an asset early in its life. Evaluate this statement.

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Evaluate the given statement, and give appropriate explanation.

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Accelerated depreciation method: This depreciation method allows to recording higher depreciation expense in the early years of the useful life of the asset, thereby, reducing the book value of the asset at a faster rate.

Depreciation reduces the book value of assets to reflect the usage of assets, and it decline the service potential of assets...

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