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Problem Solving Survival Guide Volume I: Chapters 1-12 to accompany Accounting Principles, 11th Edition by Donald E. Kieso, Paul D. Kimmel, Jerry J. Weygandt

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PREFACE: To the Student

The purpose of this problem-solving tutorial is to help you to improve your success rate in solving accounting homework assignments and in answering accounting exam questions. For each chapter we provide you with:

OVERVIEW To briefly introduce the chapter topics and their importance.
STUDY OBJECTIVES To provide you with a learning framework. Explanations of these objectives also provide you with a summary of the major points covered in the chapter.
TIPS To alert you to common pitfalls and misconceptions and to remind you of important terminology, concepts, and relationships that are relevant to answering specific questions or solving certain problems. To help you to understand the intricacies of a problematic situation and to tell you what to do in similar circumstances.
EXERCISES To provide you with a selection of problems which are representative of homework assignments which an introductory accounting student may encounter.
MULTIPLE CHOICE To provide you with a selection of multiple-choice questions which are representative of common exam questions covering topics in the chapter.
PURPOSES To identify the essence of each question or exercise and to link them to study objectives.
SOLUTIONS To show you the appropriate solution for each exercise and multiple choice question presented.
EXPLANATIONS To give you the details of how selected solutions were derived and to explain why things are done as shown.
APPROACHES To coach you on the ...

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