The Abrams, Bartle, and Creighton partnership began the process of liquidation with the following balance sheet:
Abrams, Bartle, and Creighton share profits and losses in a ratio of 3:2:5. Liquidation expenses are expected to be $12,000.
After the liquidation expenses of $12,000 were paid and the noncash assets sold, Creighton had a deficit of $8,000. For what amount were the noncash assets sold?