# IGCSE Accounting Paper-2: Specimen Questions with Answers 1 - 2 of 103

## Passage

M, N & O are partners sharing profit & loss in the ratio of 7: 5: 4. On April 1st 2014 they decide to change this sharing ratio to 3: 2: 1

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### Describe in Detail

Explain the term sacrificing ratio.

### Explanation

The ratio in which one or more partner surrenders their share of profit to another partner is called as sacrificing ratio. This is obtained by the formula

It reduces the share of the existing partner.

## Question number: 2 (2 of 5 Based on Passage) Show Passage

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### Describe in Detail

Fill up the following journal entry

 Date Particulars L. F Debit Amt Credit Amt 01.04. 2014 M’s capital A/C Dr …………. . N’s capital A/C Dr …………. To O’s Capital A/C 36000 (Being Goodwill adjusted due to change in profit sharing ratio)

### Explanation

 Date Particulars L. F Debit Amt £ Credit Amt £ 01.04. 2014 M’s capital A/C Dr 27000 N’s capital A/C Dr 9000 To O’s Capital A/C 36000 (Being Goodwill adjusted due to change in profit sharing ratio)

Old ratio of M, N & O = 7: 5: 4

New ratio of M, N & O = 3: 2: 1

Sacrificing or Gaining ratio = Old ratio – New ratio

M = (Gaining ratio)

N = (Gaining ratio)

O = (Sacrificing ratio)

Therefore M & N Gain in the ratio of 3: 1

M =

N=