The following data are from the annual report of Francisco Company, a specialized packaging manufacturer:

Potter Company, a manufacturer of glassware, made the following acquisitions of Francisco common shares:
January 1, Year 6....10 shares at $10 per share
January 1, Year 7..290 shares at $11 per share, increasing ownership to 300 shares
January 1, Year 8..700 shares at $15 per share, yielding 100% ownership of Francisco
Ignore income tax effects and the effect of lost income on funds used to make these investments.

a. Compute the effects of these investments on Potter Company’s reported sales, net income, and cash flows for each of the Years 6 and 7.
b. Calculate the carrying value of Potter Company’s investment in Francisco as of December 31, Year 6, and December 31, Year 7.
c. Discuss how Potter Company accounts for its investment in Francisco during Year 8. Describe any additional information necessary to calculate the impact of this acquisition on Potter Company’s financial statements forYear8.

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