(Depreciation Computations—Five Methods, Partial Periods) Agazzi Company purchased equipment for $304,000 on October 1, 2012. It is estimated that the equipment will have a useful life of 8 years and a salvage value of $16,000. Estimated production is 40,000 units and estimated working hours are 20,000. During 2012, Agazzi uses the equipment for 525 hours and the equipment produces 1,000 units.
Compute depreciation expense under each of the following methods. Agazzi is on a calendar-year basis ending December 31.
(a) Straight-line method for 2012.
(b) Activity method (units of output) for 2012.
(c) Activity method (working hours) for 2012.
(d) Sum-of-the-years’-digits method for 2014.
(e) Double-declining-balance method for 2013.