September 2023 Assignment 1 Discussion The Accounting Equation By Saturday February 25 2017 respond to the following in the

September 2023 Business Finance Assignment

Assignment 1: Discussion—The Accounting Equation

By Saturday, February 25, 2017, respond to the following in the Discussion Area below:

The accounting equation is assets = liabilities + owner’s equity.

Please explain the relationship between economic resources and claims to economic resources.

  • Why must this equation always balance?
  • What transactions increase or decrease owner’s equity?
  • How does net income or loss affect owner’s equity?
  • Provide an example of a transaction, applied to the accounting equation.

Be sure to cite any sources using APA style. You may use this APA Citation Helper as a guide.

By the end of the module, provide substantive responses to at least two other students’ initial posts. Be sure to post to the Discussion Area on two different days to meet your weekly attendance requirement.

Assignment 1 Grading Criteria
Maximum Points
Initial Response
Discussion Participation
Writing Craftsmanship and Ethical Scholarship