Assume the same facts as in Exercise 9-25, except that the book value of the press traded in is $108,500.
(a) What is the amount of cash given?
(b) What is the gain or loss on the exchange?
In Exercise 9-25, A printing press priced at a fair market value of $275,000 is acquired in a transaction that has commercial substance by trading in a similar press and paying cash for the difference between the trade-in allowance and the price of the new press. a. Assuming that the trade-in allowance is $90,000, what is the amount of cash given? b. Assuming that the book value of the press traded in is $68,000, what is the gain or loss on the exchange?