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Introductory Accounting Information

Introductory Accounting Information

Author: Yvonne Clark

To learn about Accounting careers and to reinforce the Accounting Equation.

Both videos will help students be more comfortable with the Accounting concepts. Video one will emphasize the available careers and the fact that you don't have to love math to become an accountant. Video two will reinforce the accounting equation that several students are currently struggling with. 

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Accounting and Numbers

Some of you are starting to worry... you were okay with answering basic Accounting questions; but, now we have added numbers! Never fear, you don't have to be good at math to be good at Accounting, you just have to take your time and pay attention to details. 

Here are a couple of videos to get you started. The first one talks about the different Accounting careers available. 

The second one re-explains the Accounting Equation: Assets = Liabilities + Owner's Equity. 


Introduction to the World of Accounting

A video about Accounting career options.

The Accounting Equation

A walk-through explaining the most important aspect of Accounting, the Accounting Equation: Assets = Liabilities + Owner's Equity

Chapter 3 power point

power point from textbook chapter 3

Source: Glencoe Accounting, 5th edition: