Calaveras Tire exchanged machinery for two pickup trucks. The book value and fair value of the machinery were $20,000 (original cost of $65,000 less accumulated depreciation of $45,000) and $24,000, respectively. To equalize fair values, Calaveras paid $8,000 in cash.
At what amount will Calaveras value the pickup trucks?
Assume the exchange has commercial substance. How much gain or loss will the company recognize on the exchange?