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Andrew Chase Intermediate Accounting Chapter 5 5-1 Information from the balance sheet helps users of the financial statements by providing a basis for computing rates of return, evaluating the capital structure of the enterprise, and assessing the liquidity, solvency, and financial flexibility of the enterprise. 5-2 Solvency is the firm’s ability to pay its debts as they mature. The information that can be used to asses a company’s solvency is the amount of long-term debt compared to assets. 5-6 Liquidity is the amount of time until an asset is realized or other wise converted to cash or until a liability has to be paid. 1. (d) 2. (e) 3. (b) 4. (a) 5. (c) 5-14 Working capital is the excess of total current assets over total current liabilities. Working capital relates to the operating cycle by providing a buffer of liquidity to meet the financial demands of the operating cycle. 5-15 (a) Liabilities and Stockholders’ Equity, Stockholders’ Equity (b) Assets, Cash (c) Assets, Long-term Investments (d) Assets, Long-term Investments (e) Liabilities and
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