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Horngren'S Financial And Managerial Accounting
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Short Answer

Before you begin this assignment, review the Tying It All Together feature in the chapter. Part of the Fry’s Electronics, Inc.’s experience involves providing technical support to its customers. This includes in-home installations of electronics and also computer support at their retail store locations.


  1. Suppose Fry’s Electronics, Inc. provides $10,500 of computer support at the Dallas-Fort Worth store during the month of November. How would Fry’s Electronics record this transaction? Assume all customers paid in cash. What financial statement(s) would this transaction affect?

The business transaction is recorded in Step 1 and the two financial statements are the balance sheet and income statement.

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Step by Step Solution

Step 1: Recording the transaction

Journal Entries



Debit ($)

Credit ($)



Service Revenue


Step 2: Financial Statement affected by the transaction

The two major financial statements which are directly affected by this transaction will be as follows:

Balance Sheet: The cash received will increase the assets side of the balance sheet.

Income statement: The service revenue will increase the revenue shown on the business's income statement.

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25 Received a bill for utilities, $600. The bill will be paid next month.

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2. Open the following four-column accounts including account numbers: Cash, 101; Accounts Receivable, 111; Office Supplies, 121; Prepaid Insurance, 131; Land, 141; Building, 151; Furniture, 161; Accounts Payable, 201; Utilities Payable, 211; Notes Payable, 221; Common Stock, 301; Dividends, 311; Service Revenue, 411; Salaries Expense, 511; Rent Expense, 521; and Utilities Expense, 531.


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