Question: Lance Brothers Enterprises acquired 720 000 of 3 bonds dated

Lance Brothers Enterprises acquired $720,000 of 3% bonds, dated July 1, on July 1, 2011, as a long-term investment. Management has the positive intent and ability to hold the bonds until maturity. The market interest rate (yield) was 4% for bonds of similar risk and maturity. Lance Brothers paid $600,000 for the investment in bonds and will receive interest semiannually on June 30 and December 31. Prepare the journal entries
(a) To record Lance Brothers' investment in the bonds on July 1, 2011, and
(b) To record interest on December 31, 2011, at the effective (market) rate.

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