Question: Kenartha Oil recently paid 470 400 for equipment that will last

Kenartha Oil recently paid $470,400 for equipment that will last five years and have a residual value of $105,000. By using the machine in its operations for five years, the company expects to earn $171,000 annually, after deducting all expenses except depreciation. Complete the schedule below assuming each of
(a) Straight-line depreciation
(b) Double-declining-balance depreciation.

Analysis Component: If Kenartha Oil wants the Year 1 balance sheet to show the highest value possible for the equipment, which depreciation method will it choose?Explain.

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