The following balance sheets were reported on January 1, 2011, for Peach Company and
Stream Company:

Appraisals reveal that the inventory has a fair value of $120,000, and the equipment has a current value of $410,000. The book value and fair value of liabilities are the same. Assuming that Peach Company wishes to acquire Stream for cash in an asset acquisition, determine the following cutoff amounts:
A. The purchase price above which Peach would record goodwill.
B. The purchase price below which the equipment would be recorded at less than its fair market value.
C. The purchase price below which Peach would record a gain.
D. The purchase price below which Peach would obtain a “bargain.”
E. The purchase price at which Peach would record $50,000 ofgoodwill.

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