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Prepare the journal entries to record the above transactions.

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Prepare the journal entries to record the above transactions.

E15-3(Stock Issued for Land) Twenty-five thousand shares reacquired by Elixir Corporation for $53 per share were exchanged for undeveloped land that has an appraised value of $1,700,000. At the time of the exchange the common stock was trading at $62 per share on an organized exchange.

Hint: (LO 3)


Prepare the journal entry to record the acquisition of land assuming that the purchase of the stock was originally recorded using the cost method.

Briefly identify the possible alternatives (including those that are totally unacceptable) for quantifying the cost of the land and briefly support your choice.

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