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On January 1, 2019, Soloman Company changes the factor in the benefit formula from 0.02 to 0.022, retroactive to the adoption of the plan. The amendment will result in a(n):

  1. a. decrease in projected benefit obligation
  2. b. increase in service cost
  3. c. decrease in pension expense
  4. d. increase in plan assets

To determine

Identify the correct option for the given statement.

Explanation

Service cost is the present value of benefits that are attributed by the pension benefit formula for the service rendered by employees during the current period. At the same time, the service cost would differ from the prior service costs for the period in which the services are rendered...

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