About This Chapter
Who's It For?
Anyone who needs help learning or mastering accounting risk and return material will benefit from the lessons in this chapter. There is no faster or easier way to learn accounting risk and return. Among those who would benefit are:
- Students who have fallen behind in understanding rate of return calculation and normal distribution
- Students who struggle with learning disabilities or learning differences, including autism and ADHD
- Students who prefer multiple ways of learning finance (visual or auditory)
- Students who have missed class time and need to catch up
- Students who need an efficient way to learn about accounting risk and return
- Students who struggle to understand their teachers
- Students who attend schools without extra finance learning resources
How It Works
- Find lessons in our course that cover what you need to learn or review.
- Watch the video or read through the text lesson.
- Refer to the transcripts or specific lesson sections to reinforce your learning.
- Test your understanding of each lesson with short quizzes.
- Verify you're ready by completing the Accounting Risk & Return chapter exam.
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- Study Efficiently: Skip what you know, review what you don't.
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Students Will Review:
This chapter helps students review the concepts in an accounting risk and return unit of a standard corporate finance course. Topics covered include:
- Calculating rate of return
- Why the rate of return is calculated
- Defining normal distribution, or bell curve
- The empirical rule
1. How to Calculate the Rate of Return: Definition, Formula & Example
In this lesson, we will define the rate of return and explore how it's used in today's business decisions. Using the formula and an example, we'll learn how to calculate the rate of return to determine if a particular business decision is a wise one.
2. Normal Distribution: Definition, Properties, Characteristics & Example
In this lesson, we will look at the Normal Distribution, more commonly known as the Bell Curve. We'll look at some of its fascinating properties and learn why it is one of the most important distributions in the study of data.
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