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Dexter Inc. had the following items in its unadjusted and adjusted trial balances at December 31, 20X5:


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1. On December 1, 20X5, Dexter sold goods to a company in Australia for A$70,000. Payment in Australian dollars is due on January 30, 20X6. On the transaction date, Dexter entered into a 60-day forward contract to sell 70,000 Australian dollars on January 30, 20X6. The 30-day forward rate on December 31, 20X5, was A$1 = $0.57.
2. On October 2, 20X5, Dexter purchased equipment from a South Korean company for
KRW400,000, payable on January 30, 20X6. On the transaction date, Dexter entered into a 120-day forward contract to purchase KRW400,000 on January 30, 20X6. On December 31, 20X5, the spot rate was KRW1 = $0.2020.

Required
Using the information contained in the trial balances, answer each of the following questions:
a. What was the indirect exchange rate for Australian dollars on December 1, 20X5? What was the indirect exchange rate on December 31, 20X5?
b. What is the balance in the account Foreign Currency Payable to Exchange Broker in the adjusted trial balance?
c. When Dexter entered into the 60-day forward contract to sell A$70,000, what was the direct exchange rate for the 60-day forward contract?
d. What is the amount of Dollars Receivable from Exchange Broker in the adjusted trial balance?
e. What was the indirect exchange rate for South Korean won on October 2, 20X5? What was the indirect exchange rate on December 31, 20X5?
f. What is the balance in the account Dollars Payable to Exchange Broker in both the unadjusted and the adjusted trial balance columns?
g. When Dexter entered into the 120-day forward contract to purchase KRW400,000, what was the direct exchange rate for the 120-day forward contract?
h. What was the Accounts Payable balance at December 31,20X5?


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