E9-11.On July 1, 2015, Friedman Inc. invested $720,000 in a mine estimated to have 900,000 tons of ore of uniform grade. During the last 6 months of 2015, 100,000 tons of ore were mined and sold.
a) Prepare the journal entry to record depletion expense.
b) Assume that the 100,000 tons of ore were mined, but only 80,000 units were sold. How are the costs applicable to the 20,000 unsold units reported?