on january 1 20 1 two flight simulators were purchased by 253505

On January 1, 20-1, two flight simulators were purchased by a space camp for $68,000 each with a salvage value of $4,000 each and estimated useful lives of eight years. On January 1, 20-2, the hydraulic system for Simulator A was replaced for $3,000 cash and an updated computer for more advanced students was installed in Simulator B for $10,000 cash. The hydraulic system is expected to extend the life of Simulator A three years beyond the original estimate.


1. Using the straight-line method, prepare general journal entries for depreciation on December 31, 20-1, for Simulators A and B.

2. Enter the transactions for January 20-2 in a general journal.

3. Assuming no other additions, improvements, or replacements, calculate the depreciation expense for each simulator for 20-2 through 20-8.

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