9. In accounting for stock investments between 20% and 50%, the _______ method is used.a. consolidated statementsb. controlling interestc. costd. equityThe cost method of accounting for long-term investments in stock should be employed when the10.The cost method of accounting for long-term investments in stock should be employed when thea. investor owns more than 50% of the investee's stock.b. investor has significant influence on the investee and the stock held by the investor are marketable equity securities.c. market value of the shares held is greater than their historical cost.d. investor's influence on the investee is insignificant.