   Chapter 5A, Problem 2SEA

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SUM-OF-THE-YEARS'-DIGITS DEPRECIATION Using the information given in Exercise 5Apx-lA, prepare a depreciation schedule showing the depreciation expense, accumulated depreciation, and book value for each year under the sum-of-the-years’-digits method.

To determine

Prepare a depreciation schedule showing the depreciation expense, accumulated depreciation, and book value for each year under the sum-of-the-years’- digits method.

Explanation

Depreciation:

Depreciation is a method of reducing the capitalized cost of long-lived operating assets or plant assets for the period the asset is used.

Prepare a depreciation schedule showing the depreciation expense, accumulated depreciation, and book value for each year under the sum-of-the-years’- digits method.

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Excel Workings:

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Working Notes:

(1) Calculate the depreciable cost:

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