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Quayle Company acquired machinery on January 1, 2002 which it depreciated under the straight-line method with an estimated life of fifteen years and no salvage value. On January 1, 2007, Quayle estimated that the remaining life of this machinery was six years with no salvage value. How should this change be accounted for by Quayle?
By continuing to amortize the machinery over the original fifteen year life