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Borrower Kathy has a starting balance of $150,000 at the beginning of January. She is being charged at 3.25% interest. Her total monthly payment for combined principal and interest is $640.50. How much of the first payment is the principal? 1) $640.50
2) $844.64
3) $406.25
4) $234.25

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Answer 1
Answer:

Answer:

4) $234.25

Explanation:

First, we have to find out the monthly interest payment which is shown below:

= (Starting balance of January month × interest rate) ÷ total number of years in a year

= ($150,000 × 3.25%) ÷ 12 months

= $406.25

The total monthly payments is $640.50

So, the first payment would be

= Total monthly payments - monthly interest payment

= $640.50 - $406.25

= $234.25


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For each of the following transactions of Spotlighter, Inc., for the month of January, indicate the accounts, amounts, and direction of the effects on the accounting equation. A sample is provided. (Enter any decreases to account balances with a minus sign.) a. (Sample) Borrowed $3,940 from a local bank on a note due in six months. b. Received $4,630 cash from investors and issued common stock to them. c. Purchased $1000 in equipment, paying $200 cash and promising the rest on a note due in one year. d. Paid $300 cash for supplies. e. Bought and received $700 of supplies on account.

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Accounting equation is as follows:

        Assets               =               Liabilities                +       Stockholder's equity

(a) Cash  $3,940                Notes payable  $3940

(b) Cash  $4,630                                                             Common stock  $4,630

(c) Equipment $1,000

     Cash (-$200)               Notes payable(ST) $800

(d) Supplies $300

      Cash (-$300)

(e) Supplies $700             Accounts payable $700

Answer:

The answers are as follows:

Equity              =          Assets           -       Liabilities

Transaction a:

_                       Cash +$3940           Notes Payable* +$3940

Transaction b:

Owners

equity +$4,630      Cash  +$4,630           _

Transaction c:

_                             Equipment +$1,000   _

_                             Cash  -$200            Notes Payable* +$800

Transaction d:

_                             Supplies +$300         _

_                            Cash -$300                 _

Transaction e:

_                            Supplies +700         Accounts payable +$700  

* short term    

Explanation:

In accounting for transactions, the double entry system (for every debit there must be an equal credit) is employed. The accounting equation is the basis of this system and it dictates that the total owners' or shareholders' equity (profits available for distribution) in a business is equal to the business assets (what the business owns) less its liabilities (what the business owes). Using this equation, the direction of the effects of the transactions to Spotlighter, Inc.'s financial position will be as follows:

Equity              =          Assets           -       Liabilities

_                         Cash +$3940          Notes Payable*+$3940

Owners

equity +$4,630      Cash  +$4,630           _

_                             Equipment +$1,000   _

_                             Cash  -$200             Notes Payable* +$800

_                             Supplies +$300         _

_                            Cash -$300                 _

_                            Supplies +700          Accounts payable+$700

$4, 630            =      $10, 070              -     $5,440                          

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