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Chapter 12, Problem 8MC
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Which of the following best describes a contingent liability that is likely to occur but cannot be reasonably estimated?

A. reasonably possible

B. probable and estimable

C. probable and inestimable

D. remote

To determine

Contingent Liability:

A contingent liability is afuture expected liability which depends upon the occurrence or non-occurrence of a future event which is not certain. A contingent liability should be recorded in the financial statement if it has a probability of occurrence and can be reasonablyestimated; otherwise it should be disclosed in the notes to the financial statement.

To choose:

The term that describes the contingent liability which is likely to occur but cannot be reasonably estimated.

Explanation of Solution

Explanation for correct answer:

The contingent liability that is likely to occur but cannot be reasonably estimated is called probable and inestimable. Hence, the correct option is C.

Explanation for incorrect answers:

A...

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