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Survey of Accounting (Accounting I)

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Carl Warren
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Survey of Accounting (Accounting I)

8th Edition
Carl Warren
ISBN: 9781305961883
Textbook Problem

Current position analysis
The following data were taken from the comparative balance sheet of Oshorn Sisters Company for the years ended December 31. 20Y9 and December 31. 20Y8:


a. Determine for each year (1) the working capital, (2) the current ratio, and (3) the quick ratio.
b. What conclusions can be drawn from these data?

To determine

Concept Introduction:

Working Capital: It is the difference between the current assets and the current liabilities of the business. Working capital is the amount which is used by businesses to meet its short-term expenses.

Current Ratio: Current ratio is the ratio of current assets with current liabilities, it tells about the capability of a company to handle daily expenses. Best current ratio is 2:1.

Quick Ratio: Quick ratio is the ratio of quick assets with current liabilities it tells about the liquidity of the company/ business. Best possible quick ratio is 1:1.

Requirement-1:

To Calculate:

Working capital, current ratio and quick ratio.

Explanation
    Particulars 20192018
    Current Assets(A) 18000001300000
    Current Liabilities (B) 750000500000
    Inventory (C) 850000610000
    Prepaid Expenses(D)
To determine

Concept Introduction:

Working Capital: It is the difference between the current assets and the current liabilities of the business. Working capital is the amount which is used by the business to meet its short term expenses.

Current Ratio: Current ratio is the ratio of current assets with current liabilities it tells about the how much company strong to meet its day to day expenses. Best current ratio is 2:1.

Quick Ratio: Quick ratio is the ratio of quick assets with current liabilities it tells about the liquidity of the company/ business. Best possible quick ratio is 1:1.

Requirement-2:

To Indicate:

What Conclusion from above ratios?

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