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Horngren'S Financial And Managerial Accounting
Found in: Page 32

Short Answer

Financial statements in the United States are reported in U.S. dollars. What assumption supports this statement?

Monetary Unit Assumption supports this statement.

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Step by Step Solution

Step 1: Explanation on monetary unit assumption

As per the monetary term assumption, items of financial statements should be reported as per the monetary unit.

Step 2: Explanation of case

In the given case, the financial statement is prepared in the United States, and dollar is used in the U.S.; hence as per the monetary unit assumption, items of the financial information should be reported in terms of dollars (monetary unit).

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