DISCUSSIONS

DISCUSSION 1

 

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Prior to beginning work on this discussion, read Chapters 1 and 2 in the textbook. In addition, the MyLab materials listed in the Recommended Resources section this week may provide more in-depth information for this discussion (optional).

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  • What accounts are included in each of the six major groups of accounts?
  • State the normal balance of each of the six major groups.
  • What effect does a debit and a credit have on each major group?
  • How might an imbalance in debits and credits impact a business?

Guided Response: Respond to at least two of your classmates by commenting on their posts. Though two replies are the basic expectation for class discussions, for deeper engagement and learning you are encouraged to provide responses to any comments or questions others have given to you. Continuing to engage with peers and the instructor will further the conversation and provide you with opportunities to demonstrate your content expertise, critical thinking, and real-world experiences with the discussion topics.

Attendance Notification: To meet attendance requirements in this class, you must post to the discussion board at least once every 7 days. Completing work in MyAccountingLab does not count as attendance.

DISCUSSION 2

 

Prior to beginning work on this discussion, read Chapters 1 and 2 in the textbook. In addition, the MyLab materials listed in the Recommended Resources section this week may provide more in-depth information for this discussion (optional).

Write: Make sure your response addressing the following questions is more than 200 words and that you include an in-text citation or a brief quote from the reading material where appropriate.

  • What information is contained in the four financial statements?
  • What order are the financial statements prepared?
  • Why do the four financial statements have to be prepared in this order?

Guided Response: Respond to at least two of your classmates by commenting on their posts. Do you agree with your peer’s explanations? Why or why not? Though two replies are the basic expectation for class discussions, for deeper engagement and learning you are encouraged to provide responses to any comments or questions others have given to you. Continuing to engage with peers and the instructor will further the conversation and provide you with opportunities to demonstrate your content expertise, critical thinking, and real-world experiences with the discussion topics.

Attendance Notification: To meet attendance requirements in this class, you must post to the discussion board at least once every 7 days. Completing work in MyAccountingLab does not count as attendance.

MATERIAL:

Miller-Nobles, T. L., Mattison, B. L., & Matsumura, E. M. (2018). Horngren’s accounting (12th ed.). Retrieved from https://pearson.com