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Financial & Managerial Accounting
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Financial & Managerial Accounting

Financial & Managerial Accounting

Book edition 7th
Author(s) John J Wild, Ken W. Shaw, Barbara Chiappetta
Pages 1096 pages
ISBN 9781259726705

Short Answer

Question: The expanded accounting equation consists of assets, liabilities, common stock, dividends, revenues, and expenses. It can be used to reveal insights into changes in a company’s financial position.


1. Form learning teams of six (or more) members. Each team member must select one of the six components, and each team must have at least one expert on each component: (a) assets, (b) liabilities, (c) common stock, (d) dividends, (e) revenues, and ( f ) expenses.

2. Form expert teams of individuals who selected the same component in part 1. Expert teams are to draft a report that each expert will present to his or her learning team addressing the following:

d. Describe a transaction, with amounts, that decreases its component.

3. Each expert should return to his/her learning team. In rotation, each member presents his/her expert team’s report to the learning team. Team discussion is encouraged.


The transaction has been taken for withdrawing capital, providing dividends, and paying liability.

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Step by Step Solution

Step 1: Transaction

A transaction is a financial event that can be expressed in the monetary terms. Every transaction affects at least two accounts.

Step 2: Transactions to decrease the component

a) Cash dividend paid amounting to $1,000.

b) Partial liability paid for $2,000.

c) Amount is withdrawn for personal use for $400

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Question: Aracel Engineering completed the following transactions in the month of June.

a. Jenna Aracel, the owner, invested $100,000 cash, office equipment with a value of $5,000, and $60,000 of drafting equipment to launch the company in exchange for common stock.

b. The company purchased land worth $49,000 for an office by paying $6,300 cash and signing a longterm note payable for $42,700.

c. The company purchased a portable building with $55,000 cash and moved it onto the land acquired in b.

d. The company paid $3,000 cash for the premium on an 18-month insurance policy.

e. The company completed and delivered a set of plans for a client and collected $6,200 cash.

f. The company purchased $20,000 of additional drafting equipment by paying $9,500 cash and signing a long-term note payable for $10,500.

g. The company completed $14,000 of engineering services for a client. This amount is to be received in 30 days.

h. The company purchased $1,150 of additional office equipment on credit.

i. The company completed engineering services for $22,000 on credit.

j. The company received a bill for rent of equipment that was used on a recently completed job. The $1,333 rent cost must be paid within 30 days.

k. The company collected $7,000 cash in partial payment from the client described in transaction g.

l. The company paid $1,200 cash for wages to a drafting assistant.

m. The company paid $1,150 cash to settle the account payable created in transaction h.

n. The company paid $925 cash for minor maintenance of its drafting equipment.

o. The company paid $9,480 cash in dividends.

p. The company paid $1,200 cash for wages to a drafting assistant.

q. The company paid $2,500 cash for advertisements on the web during June.


1. Prepare general journal entries to record these transactions (use the account titles listed in part 2).


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