# Question 23 Chapter 3 of USHA Publication 12 Class Part – 1

Question 23 Chapter 3 of +2 Part-1 - USHA Publication 12 Class Part - 1

Question 23 Chapter 3 of USHA Publication 12 Class Part – 1

23. (Average Adjusted Profits) M, P and Q are partners in 2 : 1 : 3 ratio. Their profits for the last three years were 35,000 in 2017 ;₹ 30,000 in 2016 and ₹ 50,000 in 2015. During 2016 (mid of year) a major repair for ₹ 10,000 was wrongly capitalized to the value of building. Building is depreciated at 10% p.a. on W.D.V. Goodwill is valued at 2 years purchase of average profits of last three years after adjusting the profits.

## The solution of Question 23 Chapter 3 of USHA Publication 12 Class Part – 1: –

 Year Profit Adjustment N/P 2015 50,000 – 50,000 2016 30,000 10,500 20,500 2017 35,000 950 35,950 Total 15 1,06,450
 Average Adjusted profit = Total adjusted profit No. of year purchases = 1,06,450 3 = 35,483.33

 Goodwill = Average Adjusted Profit x Number of years’ purchase Goodwill = 35,483.33 x 2 Goodwill = 70,0966.67

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