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The Stockholders’ Equity section of the balance sheet for Aardvark Archery Bows and Arrows, Inc., as of January 1 is as follows:


Some of the transactions that took place during the year are as follows:
Feb. 24 Declared the regular semiannual $ 4.75 per share dividend on the preferred stock and a $ 1.50 per share dividend on the common stock to stockholders of record as of March 15, payable on March 23.
Mar. 23 Paid cash dividends declared on February 24.
27 Received subscriptions to 1,200 shares of common stock at $ 31 per share, collecting 60 percent of the subscription price.
Apr. 19 Subscribers to 1,200 shares of common stock paid the remaining 40 percent of the subscription price; Aardvark Archery Bows and Arrows, Inc., then issued the 1,200 shares.
Aug. 24 Declared the regular semiannual $ 4.75 per share dividend on the preferred stock and a $ 1.30 per share dividend on the common stock to stockholders of record as of September 15, payable on September 23.
Sept . 23 Paid cash dividends declared on August 24.
Dec. 20 Declared a 10 percent stock dividend on common stock outstanding to stockholders of record as of January 15, distributable on January 23. Current market value of the stock is $ 32 per share.
31 Increased the appropriation for expansion by $ 30,000.
31 After the accountant closes all revenue, expense, and Income Tax Expense accounts, the Income Summary account has a credit balance of $ 165,500. Closed the Income Summary account.

Required
1. Enter in the ledger accounts the balances appearing in the Stockholders’ Equity section of the balance sheet as of January 1. In the Item column of the stock accounts, record the word Balance on the first line and the number of shares on the second line.
2. Journalize entries in general journal form on pages 54 and 55 to record the transactions that occurred during the year and post to the stockholders’ equity accounts.
3. Prepare the Stockholders’ Equity section of the balance sheet as of December31.


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