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On May 28, 2011, Pesky Corporation acquired all of the outstanding common stock of Harman, Inc., for $420 million. The fair value of Harman's identifiable tangible and intangible assets totaled $512 million, and the fair value of liabilities assumed by Pesky was $150 million.

Pesky performed the required goodwill impairment test at the end of its fiscal year ended December 31, 2011. Management has provided the following information:


Required:
1. Determine the amount of goodwill that resulted from the Harman acquisition.
2. Determine the amount of goodwill impairment loss that Pesky should recognize at the end of 2011, if any.
3. If an impairment loss is required, prepare the journal entry to record theloss.


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