Ch 31: CEOE Business Education: Financial Ratio Calculations

About This Chapter

Let our instructors show you how to use the accounting equation and calculate financial ratios. These concepts and more are covered in concise and engaging videos that help you quickly prepare for the CEOE Business Education exam.

CEOE Business Education: Financial Ratio Calculations - Chapter Summary

If you haven't calculated financial ratios in a while or you just want a refresher on how they work, watch these short lessons to review the processes for calculating financial ratios and using the accounting equation. These lessons help you get familiar with the following processes as you prepare for the CEOE Business Education exam:

  • Adding revenues, dividends and expenses
  • Using accounts to categorize transactions
  • Working with debits and credits
  • Recording and analyzing business transactions
  • Interpreting return on assets
  • Making journal entries and trial balances
  • Using financial statement ratios

Our subject-matter experts walk you through each process, presenting each concept in easy-to-follow steps that you can easily retain for the exam. You can re-watch videos as often as you want, watch all the videos in this series or just pick the ones you need the most help with for the exam.

Objectives of the CEOE Business Education: Financial Ratio Calculations Chapter

Financial ratio calculations are just one process you'll be tested on when you take the CEOE Business Education Exam. Part of the teacher licensing process in Oklahoma, it's a requirement for aspiring business teachers. It tests your knowledge in five subareas, including accounting, which is where you'll be asked to calculate financial ratios and use the accounting equation. The accounting subarea makes up 17% of the exam. We provide quizzes that you can use to test your knowledge of this subject and familiarize yourself with the format of the selected-response questions on the exam.

12 Lessons in Chapter 31: CEOE Business Education: Financial Ratio Calculations
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Financial Ratio Calculation and Analysis

1. Financial Ratio Calculation and Analysis

After watching this video lesson, you will understand how financial ratios are calculated. You will also understand where they come from and how to read them.

The Accounting Equation: Definition & Components

2. The Accounting Equation: Definition & Components

There are a few basic building blocks that form the foundation of accounting. One of those is the accounting equation. In this lesson, you will learn what makes up the accounting equation, its purpose, and how it works.

Source Documents in Accounting: Definition and Purpose

3. Source Documents in Accounting: Definition and Purpose

Do you know what role source documents play in accounting? If not, don't worry; by the end of this lesson, you will. You will also learn the definition of source documents and see some common examples of source documents.

Using the Accounting Equation: Adding Revenues, Expenses & Dividends

4. Using the Accounting Equation: Adding Revenues, Expenses & Dividends

Accounting is built on a solid foundation called the basic accounting equation. In this lesson, you're going to learn what happens when you add revenue, expenses, and dividends to the basic equation.

What Are Accounts? - Definition and Use to Categorize Transactions

5. What Are Accounts? - Definition and Use to Categorize Transactions

Everything in this world is made up of parts. Accounting is no different. The numerous parts that exist in the accounting world are called accounts. In this lesson, you will learn what accounts are, how they are classified, and what they do.

Ledgers and Chart of Accounts: Definitions and Use

6. Ledgers and Chart of Accounts: Definitions and Use

There are several key concepts that are important to learn when it comes to accounting. In this lesson, you will learn about the ledger and the chart of accounts.

Understanding Debits and Credits in Accounting

7. Understanding Debits and Credits in Accounting

Debits and credits are major players in the accounting world. In this lesson, you will learn just what debits and credits are and why they are important to accounting.

Recording Business Transactions in Accounting

8. Recording Business Transactions in Accounting

Recording a transaction is the first step in the accounting cycle. In this lesson, you will learn why transactions are recorded, where they are recorded, and how they are recorded.

Using the Accounting Equation: Analyzing Business Transactions

9. Using the Accounting Equation: Analyzing Business Transactions

Transaction analysis can be a tricky task. In this lesson, you will learn what transaction analysis is, how to analyze a transaction, and how it is related to the accounting equation.

Computing and Interpreting Return on Assets

10. Computing and Interpreting Return on Assets

There are a number of ratios that can be calculated by information found on the financial statements. In this lesson, you will learn about return on assets.

Journal Entries and Trial Balance in Accounting

11. Journal Entries and Trial Balance in Accounting

There are several concepts that make up an accounting cycle. In this lesson, you will learn about two of those - journal entries and the trial balance.

Financial Statement Ratios: Determining Company Performance

12. Financial Statement Ratios: Determining Company Performance

Have you ever wondered why the financial statements are so important to a company? In this lesson, you will learn about several financial statement ratios and how they help determine company performance.

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