   Chapter 1, Problem 3MCQ ### Cornerstones of Financial Accounti...

4th Edition
Jay Rich + 1 other
ISBN: 9781337690881

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Section ### Cornerstones of Financial Accounti...

4th Edition
Jay Rich + 1 other
ISBN: 9781337690881
Textbook Problem
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# At December 31, Pitt Inc. has assets of $12,900 and liabilities of$6,300. What is the stock-holders’ equity for Pitt at December 31? $6 , 600$ 6 , 300 $18 , 100$ 19 , 200

To determine

Concept Introduction:

Accounting equation:

Accounting equation represents the mathematical relationship between assets, liabilities and equity. According to this equation, assets are equal to the sum of liabilities and equity. The formal for basic accounting equation is as follows:

Assets = Liabilities + Equity

To Calculate:

The Stockholder’s equity amount for Pitt at December 31.

Explanation

Accounting equation represents the mathematical relationship between assets, liabilities and equity. According to this equation, assets are equal to the sum of liabilities and equity. The formal for basic accounting equation is as follows:

Assets = Liabilities + Equity

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