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Acme acquired a 10% interest in Becon for $1,000 on January 1, 2012. The investment in Becon is accounted for as fair value through profit or loss. Becon recognized an increase in fair value of $600 at the year ended December 31, 2012. On January 1, 2013, Acme acquired an additional 25% interest in Becon for $4,000 and achieved significant influence. The fair value of Becon's net assets was $5,000 at January 1, 2012, and increased to $8,000 at January 1, 2013. Becon recorded net income of $2,000 between January 1, 2012, and January 1, 2013.
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(a) Calculate the balance in the Investment in Associate account using the equity method at January 1, 2013.
(b) Calculate the amount of goodwill in the Investment in Associate account.


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