The accounting equation tells us that the assets of a business are equal to the liabilities plus the owners equity in the business. In any transaction the accounting equation must balance, and it is important to be able to identify whether a transaction affects the assets, liabilities or the equity of a business.
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For each question identify which category (assets, liabilities or equity) does not form part of the accounting equation for the transaction shown. Click on an answer to reveal whether its Right! or Wrong.
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Chartered accountant Michael Brown is the founder and CEO of Double Entry Bookkeeping. He has worked as an accountant and consultant for more than 25 years and has built financial models for all types of industries. He has been the CFO or controller of both small and medium sized companies and has run small businesses of his own. He has been a manager and an auditor with Deloitte, a big 4 accountancy firm, and holds a degree from Loughborough University.