MaMi Co. Ltd. located in Mexico City is a wholly owned subsidiary of Special Foods, a U.S. company. At the beginning of the year, MaMi’s condensed balance sheet was reported in Mexican pesos (MXP) as follows:

During the year, the company earned income of MXP270,000 and on November 1 declared dividends of MXP150,000. The Mexican peso is the functional currency. Relevant exchange rates between the peso and the U.S. dollar follow:

a. Prepare a proof of the translation adjustment, assuming that the beginning credit balance of the Accumulated Other Comprehensive Income—Translation Adjustment was $3,250.
b. Did the U.S. dollar strengthen or weaken against the Mexican peso during theyear?

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