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At the beginning of Year 1, Cactus Company has three employees: A, B, and C. Employee A has 3 expected years of future service. Employee B has 4 expected years of future service, and Employee C has 5 expected years of future service. Using the year-of-future-service method, compute the amortization fraction for Years 1 through 5 that Cactus would use to amortize its prior service cost.

To determine

Calculate the amortization fraction for each year which the company would use to amortize the prior service cost.

Explanation

Pension plan: Pension plan is the plan devised by corporations to pay the employees an income after their retirement, in the form of pension.

Prepare a schedule to calculate the amortization fraction for each year as follows:

EmployeeExpected years of future serviceNumber of service years rendered in each year
Year 1Year 2Year 3Year 4Year 5Tot...

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