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CHARTER COMMUNICATIONS, INC. /MO/ filed this Form S-1 on 07/28/1999
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                 MARCUS CABLE COMPANY, L.L.C. AND SUBSIDIARIES
 
           NOTES TO CONSOLIDATED FINANCIAL STATEMENTS -- (CONTINUED)
 
balances at June 9, 1998 were transferred to and became the initial equity of
MCCLLC, and thus the accompanying statement of members' equity from April 22,
1998 to December 23, 1998 has been presented as if the conversion of MCCLP into
MCCLLC occurred on April 23, 1998.
 
     As of December 23, 1998, MCCLLC has 100 issued and outstanding membership
units. Income and losses of MCCLLC are allocated to the members in accordance
with their ownership interests. Members are not personally liable for
obligations of MCCLLC.
 
(4) ACQUISITIONS AND DISPOSITIONS
 
     In 1998, the Company acquired cable television systems in the Birmingham,
Alabama area for a purchase price of $57,500. The excess of the cost of
properties acquired over the amounts assigned to net tangible assets and
noncompetition agreements as of the date of acquisition was approximately
$44,603 and is included in franchises.
 
     Additionally, in 1998, the Company completed the sale of certain cable
television systems for an aggregate sales price of $405,132, resulting in a gain
of $43,662. No gains or losses were recognized on the sale of the cable
television systems divested after the Vulcan Acquisition as such amounts are
considered to be an adjustment of the purchase price allocation as these systems
were designated as assets to be sold at the date of the Vulcan Acquisition.
 
     In 1997, the Company acquired cable television systems in the Dallas-Ft.
Worth, Texas area for a purchase price of $35,263. The excess of the cost of
properties acquired over the amounts assigned to net tangible assets as of the
date of acquisition was $15,098 and is included in franchises.
 
     Additionally, in July 1997, the Company completed an exchange of cable
television systems in Indiana and Wisconsin. According to the terms of the trade
agreement, in addition to the contribution of its systems, the Company paid
$18,549.
 
     In 1996, the Company acquired cable television systems in three separate
transactions for an aggregate purchase price of $10,272. The excess of the cost
of properties acquired over the amounts assigned to net tangible assets as of
the date of acquisition was $4,861 and is included in franchises.
 
     Additionally, in 1996, the Company completed the sale of cable television
systems in Washington, D.C. for a sale price of $20,638. The sale resulted in a
gain of $6,442.
 
     The above acquisitions, which were completed during the Predecessor Period,
were accounted for using the purchase method of accounting and, accordingly,
results of operations of the acquired assets have been included in the
accompanying consolidated financial statements from the dates of acquisition.
The purchase prices were allocated to tangible and intangible assets based on
estimated fair market values at the dates of acquisition. The cable system trade
discussed above was accounted for as a nonmonetary exchange and, accordingly,
the additional cash contribution was allocated to tangible and intangible assets
based on recorded amounts of the nonmonetary assets relinquished.
 
     Unaudited pro forma operating results as though 1998 and 1997 acquisitions
and divestitures discussed above, including the Vulcan Acquisition, had occurred
on January 1, 1997, with
 
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