Gain a solid foundation in the core accounting concepts as you develop a true appreciation for why accounting is important to business and prosperous society. This course clearly demonstrates how accounting is more than just data and black and white rules. Instead, you see how accounting provides key information used to make critical business decisions. A new chapter schema provides context that emphasizes how each chapter's content fits into the big picture. The course focuses on why accounting is important and consistently reinforces connections to the big picture throughout the text by connecting journal entries to the accounting equation. You also gain important practice in making business decisions.