[Solved] Silica Corporation Constructs Highly Specialized Communication Satellites

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Silica Corporation constructs highly specialized communication satellites.A customer in Hong Kong recently placed an order for a cable TV satellite at a price of $20 million.The order was placed in April 2016,and the satellite is to be delivered in one year.The customer has guaranteed to pay in full at the end of 2016,regardless of progress or cancellation.Silica uses "proportion of time" as its measure of progress toward completion.
Required: When should Silica recognize revenue: at completion,or as the construction is performed?

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