Question: At the beginning of the year Austin Airlines purchased a

At the beginning of the year, Austin Airlines purchased a used airplane for $33,500,000. Austin Airlines expects the plane to remain useful for five years (4,000,000 miles) and to have a residual value of $5,500,000. The company expects the plane to be flown 1,100,000 miles during the first year.
1. Compute Austin Airlines’s first-year depreciation expense on the plane using the following methods:
a. Straight-line
b. Units-of-production
c. Double-declining-balance
2. Show the airplane’s book value at the end of the first year for all three methods.

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