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James M. Wahlen + 2 others
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Textbook Problem

Current Assets Listed here are certain accounts of Jenkins Company at the end of 2019:

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Prepare the current assets section of Jenkins’s balance sheet at the end of 2019.

To determine

Prepare the current assets section of the balance sheet at the end of 2019.

Explanation

Balance sheet: This financial statement reports a company’s resources (assets) and claims of creditors (liabilities) and stockholders (stockholders’ equity) over those resources. The resources of the company are assets which include money contributed by stockholders and creditors. Hence, the main elements of the balance sheet are assets, liabilities, and stockholders’ equity.

Current assets: The assets which could be converted into cash within one year like accounts receivables, or marketable investments; or which could be used up within the completion of an operating cycle, like inventory, supplies and insurance, are referred to as current assets.

Prepare the current assets section of the balance sheet for Company J:

Company J
Current Assets Section of Balance Sheet
December 31,2019
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