# I need help with a math problem

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On January 1, Di Corporation issued \$1,000,000 14%, 5-year bonds with interest payable on July 1 and January 1. The bonds sold for \$1,098,540. The market rate of interest for these bonds was 12%. On the first interest date, using the effective-interest method, the debit entry to Bond Interest Expense is for

Nov 19th, 2015

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On the first interest date , Bond Interest Expense = Bond Carrying value * market rate of interest * 1/2

On the first interest date , Bond Interest Expense = 1098540*12%*1/2

On the first interest date , Bond Interest Expense = \$ 65,912.40

On the first interest date, using the effective-interest method, the debit entry to Bond Interest Expense is for \$ 65,912.40

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