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Select the correct answer for each of the following questions.
Cash ........... $ 20,000
Other Assets......... 180,000
................ $200,000
Liabilities ......... $ 50,000
Alex, Capital (40%) ..... 37,000
Betty, Capital (40%)..... 65,000
Claire, Capital (20%)..... 48,000
Total Liabilities & Capital.... $200,000

1. If the assets are fairly valued on this balance sheet and the partnership wishes to admit Denise as a new one-sixth-interest partner without recording goodwill or bonus, Denise should contribute cash or other assets of
a. $40,000.
b. $36,000.
c. $33,333.
d. $30,000.
2. If assets on the initial balance sheet are fairly valued, Alex and Betty give their consent, and Denise pays Claire $51,000 for her interest, the revised capital balances of the partners would be
a. Alex, $38,000; Betty, $66,500; Denise, $51,000.
b. Alex, $38,500; Betty, $66,500; Denise, $48,000.
c. Alex, $37,000; Betty, $65,000; Denise, $51,000.
d. Alex, $37,000; Betty, $65,000; Denise, $48,000.
3. On December 31, 20X4, Alan and Dave are partners with capital balances of $80,000 and $40,000, and they share profit and losses in the ratio of 2:1, respectively. On this date, Scott invests $36,000 cash for a 20 percent interest in the capital and profit of the new partnership. The partners agree that the implied partnership goodwill is to be recorded simultaneously with Scott's admission. The firm's total implied goodwill is
a. $4,800.
b. $6,000.
c. $24,000.
d. $30,000.
4. Boris and Richard are partners who share profits and losses in the ratio of 6:4. On May 1, 20X9, their respective capital accounts were as follows:
Boris ......... $60,000
Richard ........ 50,000
On that date, Lisa was admitted as a partner with a one-third interest in capital and profits for an investment of $40,000. The new partnership began with a total capital of $150,000. Immediately after Lisa's admission, Boris's capital should be
a. $50,000.
b. $54,000.
c. $56,667.
d. $60,000.
5. At December 31, Rod and Sheri are partners with capital balances of $40,000 and $20,000, and they share profits and losses in the ratio of 2:1, respectively. On this date, Pete invests $17,000 in cash for a 20 percent interest in the new partnership's capital and profit. Assuming that the bonus method is used, how much should be credited to Pete's capital account on December 31?
a. $12,000.
b. $15,000.
c. $15,400.
d. $17,000.
6. The capital accounts of the partnership of Ella, Nick, and Brandon follow with their respective profit and loss ratios:


Tony was admitted to the partnership when he purchased directly, for $132,000, a proportionate interest from Ella and Nick in the partnership's net assets and profits. As a result, Tony acquired a 20 percent interest in the firm's net assets and profits. Assuming that implied goodwill is not to be recorded, what is the combined gain realized by Ella and Nick upon the sale of a portion of their partnership interests to Tony?
a. $0.
b. $43,200.
c. $62,400.
d. $82,000.
7. Fred and Ralph are partners who share profits and losses in the ratio of 7:3, respectively. Their respective capital accounts are as follows:
Fred ......... $35,000
Ralph ....... 30,000
They agreed to admit Lute as a partner with a one-third interest in the capital and profits and losses upon an investment of $25,000. The new partnership will begin with total capital of $90,000. Immediately after Lute's admission, what are the capital balances of Fred, Ralph, and Lute, respectively?

a. $30,000, $30,000, $30,000.
b. $31,500, $28,500, $30,000.
c. $31,667, $28,333, $30,000.
d. $35,000, $30,000, $25,000.
8. If A is the total capital of a partnership before the admission of a new partner, B is the total capital of the partnership after the new partner's investment, C is the amount of the new partner's investment, and D is the amount of capital credit to the new partner, then there is
a. A bonus to the new partner if B = A + C and D < C.
b. Goodwill to the old partners if B > ( A + C ) and D = C.
c. Neither bonus nor goodwill if B = A - C and D > C.
d. Goodwill to the new partner if B > ( A + C ) and D

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