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On June 10, 20X8, Game Corporation acquired 60 percent of Amber Company’s common stock. The fair value of the noncontrolling interest was $32,800 on that date. Summarized balance sheet data for the two companies immediately after the stock purchase are as follows:



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a. Give the elimination entries required to prepare a consolidated balance sheet immediately after the purchase of Amber Company shares.
b. Explain how elimination entries differ from other types of journal entries recorded in the normal course ofbusiness.


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