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You are told the column totals in a trial balance are not equal. After careful analysis, you discover only one error. Specifically, a correctly journalized credit purchase of an automobile for $16,850 is posted from the journal to the ledger with an $16,850 debit to Automobiles and another $16,850 debit to Accounts Payable. The Automobiles account has a debit balance of $39,934 on the trial balance. Answer each of the following questions and compute the dollar amount of any misstatement.
Part (a through d):
For each of the following statements:
1. Select the appropriate choice from the 'Account Status' column
2. In cases where the amount is understated or overstated, use the 'Amount' column to fill in the amount by which the account or trial balance total is understated or overstated. (Enter the amounts understated with a minus sign.)