Question: Weisberg Corporation has 10 000 shares of 100 par value 6 preference

Weisberg Corporation has 10,000 shares of $100 par value, 6%, preference shares and 50,000 ordinary shares of $10 par value outstanding at December 31, 2012.
Answer the questions in each of the following independent situations.
(a) If the preference shares are cumulative and dividends were last paid on the preference shares on December 31, 2009, what are the dividends in arrears that should be reported on the December 31, 2012, statement of financial position? How should these dividends be reported?
(b) If the preference shares are convertible into seven shares of $10 par value ordinary shares and 3,000 shares are converted, what entry is required for the conversion, assuming the preference shares were issued at par value?
(c) If the preference shares were issued at $107 per share, how should the preference shares be reported in the equity section?

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