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Marriott International is a worldwide operator and franchisor of hotels and related lodging facilities totaling over $1.1 billion in property and equipment. It also develops, operates, and markets time-share properties totaling nearly $2 billion. Assume that Marriott replaced furniture that had been used in the business for five years. The records of the company reflected the following regarding the sale of the existing furniture:
Furniture (cost) ..... $8,000,000
Accumulated depreciation ... 7,700,000

Required:
1. Give the journal entry for the disposal of the furniture, assuming that it was sold for
a. $300,000 cash
b. $900,000 cash
c. $100,000 cash
2. Based on the three preceding situations, explain the effects of the disposal of an asset.



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