Can someone please explain how to get this answer?

During the current year, Tina purchases a beachfront condominium for $600,000, paying $150,000 down and taking out a $450,000 mortgage, secured by the property. At the time of the purchase, the outstanding mortgage on her principal residence is $700,000. This debt is secured by the residence. The FMV of the principal residence is $1,400,000. She purchased the principal residence in 1997. What is the amount of qualified indebtedness on which Tina may deduct the interest payments?

I know the correct answer is $750,000, but I am confused about how this answer was reached. Please help?

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  • 1 year ago

    The answer is obtained by using mathematics.

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