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Miller corporation acquired 30% of the outstanding common stock of Crowell Corporation for $160,000 on January 1, 2016, and obtained significant influence. the purchase price of the shares was equal to their book value. During 2016, the following information is available for Crowell:

Mar. 31                    Declared and paid a cash dividend of $50,000

June 30                   Reported semiannual earnings of $120,000 for the first half of 2016

Sept. 30                  Declared and paid a cash dividend of $50,000

Dec. 31                    Reported semiannual earnings of $14,000 for the second half of 2016

Required

1. Prepare journal entries for Miller to reflect the preceding information

2. What is the balance in Miller’s investment account on December 31, 2016? Show your computatios.

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