Common Size Analysis: Definition & Examples

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Which of the following would a company use as the base amount when completing a common size analysis on a balance sheet?

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1. Which of the following would a company use as the base amount when completing a common size analysis on the income statement?

2. Apply common size analysis to ABC Company's cash balance given the following information: cash = $100,000; total revenues = $250,000; total assets = $425,000; total liabilities = $300,000.

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Working through the quiz and worksheet helps you gauge your understanding of common size analysis. You will be asked to apply common size analysis on the quiz.

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You can see how much you know about:

  • How common size analysis works
  • Examples of applying common size analysis
  • Something a company would use as the base amount for a common size analysis on a balance sheet

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  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important details from the lesson on common size analysis
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about applying common size analysis
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about completing a common size analysis on an income statement

Additional Learning

You can keep learning about this form of analysis by going through the lesson called Common Size Analysis: Definition & Examples. Goals you can complete include:

  • Determine what another name for common size is
  • Examine the purpose of a balance sheet
  • Practice using common size analysis
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