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Harris Inc. had the following transactions:
1. On May 1, Harris purchased parts from a Japanese company for a U.S. dollar equivalent value of $8,400 to be paid on June 20. The exchange rates were
May 1 ..... 1 yen = $0.0070
June 20...... 1 yen = 0.0075
2. On July 1, Harris sold products to a Brazilian customer for a U.S. dollar equivalent of $10,000, to be received on August 10. Brazil’s local currency unit is the real. The exchange rates were
July 1 ...... 1 real = $0.20
August 10 ..... 1 real = 0.22

Required
a. Assume that the two transactions are denominated in U.S. dollars. Prepare the entries required for the dates of the transactions and their settlement in U.S. dollars.
b. Assume that the two transactions are denominated in the applicable LCUs of the foreign entities. Prepare the entries required for the dates of the transactions and their settlement in the LCUs of the Japanese company (yen) and the Brazilian customer (real).



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