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Financial accounting question from Horngren book?

The book : Introduction to financial accounting , horngren

Question - The following data pertain to Franciso Corporation. Total assets at january 1, 20X1 were $110,000 ; at December 31, 20X1, $ 124,000. During 20X1, sales were $354,000 , cash dividends were $5000, and operating expenses (EXCLUSIVE of the cost of goods sold) were 200,000. Total liabilities at December 31,20X1 were $55,000 ; at january 1, 20X1, $50,000. There was no additional capital paid in during 20X1.

Compute the following :

(1)Stockholder's equity, January 1, 20X1 and December 31,20X1

(2)Net Income for 20X1

(3)Cost of the goods sold for 20X1

PS : Introduction to financial accounting by Horngren, Sundem, Elliot book has good theory but it does not give hints or solutions at the end and there is no students manual. The instructor manual is impossible to get.

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  • JKRB
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    9 years ago
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    Your textbook may not have went over these exact problems, but I'm sure it went over the basic accounting equation and what goes into calculating net income and stockholders' equity. This problem just tests your knowledge of that.

    (1)Stockholder's equity, January 1, 20X1

    Basic accounting equation

    Assets = Liabilities + Stockholders' Equity

    110,000 = 50,000 + Stockholders' Equity must be 70,000

    December 31,20X1

    124,000 = 55,000 + Stockholders' Equity must be 69,000

    (2)Net Income for 20X1

    Since net income increases Stockholders' Equity and dividends decrease it:

    Jan. 1 Stockholders' Equity + Net Income - Dividends = Dec. 31 Stockholders' Equity

    70,000 + Net Income - 5,000 = 69,000

    Net Income = $4,000

    (3)Cost of the goods sold for 20X1

    Sales - Cost of Goods Sold - Operating Expenses = Net Income

    354,000 - Cost of Goods Sold - 200,000 = 4,000

    Cost of Goods Sold = $150,000

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