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Keller Corporation signed a 3-year lease for an automobile on December 1. The automobile had a list price of $17,000 and an estimated useful life of 8 years. The lease called for payments of $500 per month for 36 months. The present value of the $500 payments was $15,054 at Keller’s incremental borrowing rate and $15,496 at the lessor’s implicit rate, which is known to the lessee. Based on the above information, Keller should record the lease as a(n)