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Schuss Inc. issued €3,000,000 of 10%, 10-year convertible bonds on April 1, 2010, at 98. The bonds were dated April 1, 2010, with interest payable April 1 and October 1. Bond discount is amortized semiannually using the effective-interest method. The net present value of the bonds without the conversion feature discounted at 11% (its market rate) was €2,800,000. On April 1, 2011, €1,000,000 of these bonds were converted into 30,000 shares of €20 par value ordinary shares. Accrued interest was paid in cash at the time of conversion.

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(a) Prepare the entry to record the issuance of the convertible bond on April 1, 2010.
(b) Prepare the entry to record the interest expense at October 1, 2010.
(c) Prepare the entry(ies) to record the conversion on April 1, 2011. (The book value method is used.)



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