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Net Earnings (Loss) Per Share

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Net Earnings (Loss) Per Share
9 Months Ended
Sep. 30, 2021
Earnings Per Share [Abstract]  
Net Earnings (Loss) Per Share
NOTE 18 – Net Earnings (Loss) Per Share
The Archaea Merger was accounted for as a reverse recapitalization and is treated as the equivalent of Legacy Archaea receiving proceeds for the issuance of the outstanding Class A and Class B shares, as well as the warrants, of Rice Acquisition Corp. accompanied by a recapitalization. Therefore, Class A Common Stock is outstanding beginning at the Merger date due to the reverse recapitalization.
The Company’s basic earnings per share (EPS) of Class A Common Stock is computed using the weighted average number of Class A Common Stock outstanding during the period. Diluted EPS of Class A Common Stock includes the effect of the Company’s outstanding RSUs, Public Warrants, Forward Purchase Warrants and Private Placement Warrants, if inclusion of these items is dilutive. The dilutive effect of RSUs, Public Warrants, Forward Purchase Warrants and Private Placement Warrants is computed using the treasury stock method.
The following provides a reconciliation between basic and diluted EPS attributable to Class A Common Stock.

Three Months Ended Nine Months Ended
(in thousands, except per share amounts)
September 30,
2021
September 30,
2020
September 30,
2021
September 30,
2020
Net income (loss) attributable to Class A Common Stock
$ (7,011) $ —  $ (7,011) $ — 
Class A Common Stock
Average number of shares outstanding - basic
52,847,195  —  52,847,195  — 
Average number of shares outstanding - diluted
52,847,195  —  52,847,195  — 
Excluded due to anti-dilutive effect
7,804,055  —  7,804,055  — 
Net income (loss) per share of Class A Common Stock
Basic and diluted
$ (0.13) $ $ (0.13) $