Flint Corporation issues $1,000,000 of 30-year, 8 percent bonds at 106. Interest is paid semi-annually, and theeffective interest method is used for amortization. Assume that the market interest rate for similar investments is 7 percent and that the bonds are issued on an interest date.

?How much interest is paid each interest period?

How much bond interest expense is recorded on the first interest date (after the issue date)?

What is the carrying value of the bonds after the first interest date (after the issue date)?