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The following items pertain to a parent company and its 60 percent-owned subsidiary at year end. There are no cross-guarantees of debt between the parent and subsidiary.

Parent

Subsidiary

Current assets

$ 500,000

$1,000,000

Noncurrent assets(excluding subsidiary investment)

5,000,000

2,000,000

Current liabilities

750,000

250,000

Noncurrent liabilities

2,000,000

750,000

Revenues

1,700,000

1,500,000

Expenses

1,600,000

900,000

Dividends

100,000

600,000

Required:

Explain and illustrate how consolidated reporting using the previous data can be misleading.

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