Home » Past Questions » Accounts » Use the following information to answer the given question:\(\begin{array}{c|c} & ₦ \\ \hline \text{Stock at 1st Jan. 1901} & 6,500 \\ \text{Stock at 31st Dec. 1901} & 5,500 \\ \text{Creditors at 1st Jan. 1901} & 4,000 \\ \text{Creditors at 31st December 1901} & 5,000 \\ \text{cash paid for goods during the year} & 20,000 \\ \text{Gross profit} & \text{25% on cost} \\ \text{Administrative and selling expenses} & 2,750 \end{array}\)The purchases for the year is...

Use the following information to answer the given question:\(\begin{array}{c|c} & ₦ \\ \hline \text{Stock at 1st Jan. 1901} & 6,500 \\ \text{Stock at 31st Dec. 1901} & 5,500 \\ \text{Creditors at 1st Jan. 1901} & 4,000 \\ \text{Creditors at 31st December 1901} & 5,000 \\ \text{cash paid for goods during the year} & 20,000 \\ \text{Gross profit} & \text{25% on cost} \\ \text{Administrative and selling expenses} & 2,750 \end{array}\)The purchases for the year is...


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Use the following information to answer the given question:

\(\begin{array}{c|c} & ₦ \\ \hline \text{Stock at 1st Jan. 1901} & 6,500 \\ \text{Stock at 31st Dec. 1901} & 5,500 \\ \text{Creditors at 1st Jan. 1901} & 4,000 \\ \text{Creditors at 31st December 1901} & 5,000 \\ \text{cash paid for goods during the year} & 20,000 \\ \text{Gross profit} & \text{25% on cost} \\ \text{Administrative and selling expenses} & 2,750 \end{array}\)

The purchases for the year is

Options

A) ₦20,000

B) ₦21,000

C) ₦22,000

D) ₦24,000

E) ₦25,000

The correct answer is B.


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