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Peanut Company acquired 90 percent of Snoopy Company’s outstanding common stock for $270,000 on January 1, 20X8, when the book value of Snoopy’s net assets was equal to $300,000. Peanut uses the equity method to account for investments. Trial balance data for Peanut and Snoopy as of January 1, 20X8, are as follows:



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a. Prepare the journal entry on Peanut’s books for the acquisition of Snoopy on January 1, 20X8.
b. Prepare a consolidation worksheet on the acquisition date, January 1, 20X8, in good form.
c. Prepare a consolidated balance sheet on the acquisition date, January 1, 20X8, in goodform.


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