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Select the correct answer for each of the following questions.
1. On May 1, 20X1, Cathy and Mort formed a partnership and agreed to share profits and losses in the ratio of 3:7, respectively. Cathy contributed a parcel of land that cost her $10,000. Mort contributed $40,000 cash. The land was sold for $18,000 immediately after the partnership's formation. What amount should be recorded in Cathy's capital account at the time the partnership is formed the partnership's?
a. $18,000.
b. $17,400.
c. $15,000.
d. $10,000.
2. On July 1, 20X1, James and Short formed a partnership. James contributed cash. Short, previously a sole proprietor, contributed property other than cash, including realty subject to a mortgage, which the partnership assumed. Short's capital account on July 1, 20X1, should be recorded at
a. Short's book value of the property on July 1, 20X1.
b. Short's book value of the property less the mortgage payable on July 1, 20X1.
c. The property's fair value less the mortgage payable on July 1, 20X1.
d. The property's fair value on July 1, 20X1.
3. Two individuals who were previously sole proprietors form a partnership. Property other than cash that is part of the initial investment in the partnership is recorded for financial accounting purposes at the
a. Proprietors' book values or the property's fair value on the date of the investment, whichever is higher.
b. Proprietors' book values or the property's fair value on the date of the investment, whichever is lower.
c. Proprietors' book values of the property on the date of the investment.
d. Property's fair value at the date of the investment.
4. Mutt and Jeff formed a partnership on April 1 and contributed the following assets:

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The land was subject to a $30,000 mortgage, which the partnership assumed. Under the partnership agreement, Mutt and Jeff share profit and loss in the ratio of one-third and two-thirds, respectively. Jeff's capital account at April 1 should be
a. $300,000.
b. $330,000.
c. $340,000.
d. $360,000.
5. On July 1, Mabel and Pierre formed a partnership, agreeing to share profits and losses in the ratio of 4:6, respectively. Mabel contributed a parcel of land that cost her $25,000. Pierre contributed $50,000 cash. The land was sold for $50,000 on July 1, four hours after formation of the partnership. How much should be recorded in Mabel's capital account on the partnership formation?
a. $10,000.
b. $20,000.
c. $25,000.
d. $50,000.



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