Question: Bracken Louden and Menser who share profits and losses in

Bracken, Louden, and Menser, who share profits and losses in a ratio of 4:3:3, respectively are partners in a home decorating business that has not been able to generate the income the partners had hoped for. They have decided to liquidate the business and have sold all assets except for their decorating equipment. All partnership liabilities have been settled and all the partners are personally insolvent. The decorating equipment has a book value of $40,000, and the partners have capital account balances as follows:
Bracken, capital...... $25,000
Louden, capital ..... 5,000
Menser, capital ...... 10,000
Determine the amount of cash each partner will receive as a liquidating distribution if the decorating equipment is sold for the amount stated in each of the following independent cases:
a. $30,000.
b. $21,000.
c. $7,000.

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