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For the issuer of a 10-year term bond, the amount of amortization using the effective interest method would increase each year if the bond was sold at a:

Chapter 14, Problem 5MC, For the issuer of a 10-year term bond, the amount of amortization using the effective interest

To determine

State the effect on the bonds issued at discount and premium, if the bonds are issued under effective interest method.

Explanation

Effective interest method: The process of amortization that uses fixed interest rate (effective interest rate) to amortize the premium or discount on bonds is known to as effective interest method of amortization.

Justification for the incorrect option a, c and d:

The amount of amortization using the effective interest method will increase if bond is issued both at discount and at premium. Therefore, all of these options are incorrect...

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