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What is the meaning of owner's equity?
A. The difference between the total assets and total liabilities of a business
B. A portion of total assets that has been bought using the owner’s money
C. The amount of inventory bought using the owner’s money
D. None of the above

What is the meaning of owner's equity? <br/>A. The difference between the total assets and total liabilities of a business<br/>B. A portion of total assets that has been bought using the owner’s money<br/>C. The amount of inventory bought using the owner’s money<br/>D. None of the above<br/>

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E. Austin

E. Austin

Answered Apr 29, 2020

The correct answer to this question is A, The difference between the total assets and total liabilities of a business. This is one of the main aspects of business and is what defines the business. The equity of a home is often confused with business.

The answer that is closest to home equity is answer B, which states A portion of total assets that have been bought using the owner’s money. The owner equity is important to businesses because it gives the owner of the business an idea of what their profits are expected to be. It also lets them see what their losses would be.

 

V. Barnes

V. Barnes

Answered May 10, 2018

Home equity is the market value of a homeowner’s interest in their real property. It is the difference between the home’s fair market value and the outstanding balance of all liens on the property. They also benefit from an increase in equity loan or home equity line of credit. Many home equity plans set a fixed period during which the homeowner can borrow money, such as ten years.

At the end of the allotted period, the borrower may be allowed to refresh the credit. If the plan does not allow this, the borrower will not be able to borrow any more money once the period has commenced. Some plans may ask for total payment of any overall balance toward the end. Others may allow you to pay over a fixed period, for example, ten years. In economics, home equity is sometimes called the real property value.

 

Markda John

Markda John

Answered Jan 01, 2018

The owner’s equity is considered to be the amount of assets minus the amount of liability. This is one of the three main pillars of business. The given definition is the business definition. Homeowner’s equity, or home equity, is being confused with this in the answers above. The home equity is closer to the second answer given here, the amount bought by the owner.

The home equity is actually the difference between the market value of the house - what the owner bought the house for - and the liens on the property - or what the owner owes on it. In a way, it’s another kind of owner’s equity. Either way, the owner’s equity is the the amount of assets minus the amount of liability. This will give the business person a good idea of what their potential profits and losses will be.

 

John Adney

John Adney

Answered Jan 30, 2017

The difference between the total assets and total liabilities of a business
 

John Smith

John Smith

Answered Nov 22, 2016

A portion of total assets that has been bought using the owner’s money
 

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