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Ames, Inc. has $500,000 of notes payable due June 15, year 3. Ames signed an agreement on December 1, year 2, to borrow up to $500,000 to refinance the notes payable on a long-term basis with no payments due until year 4. The financing agreement stipulated that borrowings may not exceed 80% of the value of the collateral Ames was providing. At the date of issuance of the December 31, year 2 financial statements, the value of the collateral was $600,000 and is not expected to fall below this amount during year 3. In Ames’ December 31, year 2 balance sheet, the obligation for these notes payable should be classified as
Short-term
Long-term