Question: Select the correct answer for each of the following questions

Select the correct answer for each of the following questions.
1. What is the theoretically preferred method of presenting a noncontrolling interest in a consolidated balance sheet?
a. As a separate item within the liability section.
b. As a deduction from (contra to) goodwill from consolidation, if any.
c. By means of notes or footnotes to the balance sheet.
d. As a separate item within the stockholders' equity section.
2. A subsidiary, acquired for cash in a business combination, owned equipment with a market value in excess of book value as of the date of combination. A consolidated balance sheet prepared immediately after the acquisition would treat this excess as
a. Goodwill.
b. Plant and equipment.
c. Retained earnings.
d. Deferred credit.
3. Mr. Cord owns four corporations. Combined financial statements are being prepared for these corporations, which have intercompany loans of $200,000 and intercompany profits of $500,000.
What amount of these intercompany loans and profits should be included in the combined financialstatements?

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