# Accounting equation – Q & A

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**1.** What is accounting equation?.

**2.** What is owner's equity?

**3.** If total assets are $50,000 and total liabilities are $20,000, what is the amount of owner's equity?

**4.** If total liabilities are $40,000 and owner's equity is $60,000, what is the amount of total assets?

**5.** If total assets are $20,000 and owner's equity is $15,000, what is the amount of total liabilities?

**6.** Merchandise costing $12,000 are sold for $15,000. How does this transaction impact accounting equation?

**7.** Merchandise costing $15,000 are sold for $12,000. How does this transaction impact accounting equation?

**8.** Which financial statement is closely related to the accounting equation and why?

**9.** What is difference between liabilities and owner's equity?

**10.** How does depreciation on a fixed asset affects accounting equation?

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