July 2018

Cambrige Notes: Principles of Accounting: Introduction to data processing

By |2022-09-15T12:31:16+02:00July 25th, 2018|Cambridge O Level/ IGSCE Accounts Notes, Notes, Ordinary Level Notes|

Cambridge IGCSE Accounting(0452)/O Level Principles of Accounts(7110) Notes Notes: Introduction to data processing

  • Part of accounting involves data processing or processing data
  • Data-refers to raw and unprocessed information for example a transaction event such as the sale of goods bought for resale in exchange for cash
  • Information- is a term that is used to refer to data:
    • That is […]

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Cambrige Notes: Principles of Accounting: Manual processing

By |2022-09-15T12:31:17+02:00July 25th, 2018|Cambridge O Level/ IGSCE Accounts Notes, Notes, Ordinary Level Notes|

Cambridge IGCSE Accounting(0452)/O Level Principles of Accounts(7110) Notes Notes: Manual processing

  • Data processing has been performed manually for millennia (thousands of years)
  • Manual data processing literary means data processing by hand
  • Ancient merchants used to record their trading transactions on clay tablets
  • Kings would record their trade, census and tax data on clay, copper, bronze, brass and stone tablets
  • […]


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Cambrige Notes: Principles of Accounting: Electronic Data Processing

By |2022-09-15T12:31:17+02:00July 25th, 2018|Cambridge O Level/ IGSCE Accounts Notes, Notes, Ordinary Level Notes|

Cambridge IGCSE Accounting(0452)/O Level Principles of Accounts(7110) Notes Notes: Electronic Data Processing

  • With the advent of computers electronic data processing has become prevalent
  • Electronic data processing is the use of computers in recording, classifying, manipulating,presenting and summarizing data
  • In the early days of computers electronic processing was rather limited
  • At first it involved the use of electronic calculators to […]

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Cambrige Notes: Principles of Accounting: The effects of errors on profit

By |2022-09-15T12:31:34+02:00July 25th, 2018|Cambridge O Level/ IGSCE Accounts Notes, Notes, Ordinary Level Notes|

Cambridge IGCSE Accounting(0452)/O Level Principles of Accounts(7110) Notes Notes: An example of how to correct errors in a suspense account

  • We have looked at several types of errors that may occur in accounting
  • There are some of errors that do not affect the subsequent profit figure
  • There are however some errors that will result in a wrong profit figure […]

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Cambrige Notes: Principles of Accounting: Introduction to Accounting Concepts

By |2022-09-15T12:31:34+02:00July 25th, 2018|Cambridge O Level/ IGSCE Accounts Notes, Notes, Ordinary Level Notes|

Cambridge IGCSE Accounting(0452)/O Level Principles of Accounts(7110) Notes Notes: Introduction to Accounting Concepts

  • In the real world various measurement standards have been devised to aid communication, comparisons, trade and the sharing of ideas
  • For example units of measurement such as grams, meters, liters etc are universally used
  • We know what a kilogram looks like
  • Before the invention of these […]

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Cambrige Notes: Principles of Accounting: The Accruals concept and the Materiality concept

By |2022-09-15T12:31:35+02:00July 25th, 2018|Cambridge O Level/ IGSCE Accounts Notes, Notes, Ordinary Level Notes|

Cambridge IGCSE Accounting(0452)/O Level Principles of Accounts(7110) Notes: The Accruals concept and the Materiality concept

  • As we has already been pointed out in another topic here
  • The accounting function is governed by several concepts which form part of what are known as International Financial Reporting Standards
  • In this topic we will look at:
    1. The Accruals/Matching Concept and
    2. […]


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Cambrige Notes: Principles of Accounting: The Prudence concept and the Business entity concept

By |2022-09-15T12:31:35+02:00July 25th, 2018|Cambridge O Level/ IGSCE Accounts Notes, Notes, Ordinary Level Notes|

Cambridge IGCSE Accounting(0452)/O Level Principles of Accounts(7110) Notes: The Prudence concept and the Business entity concept

  • In another topic you were introduced to the idea of accounting concepts
  • These are the underlying principles that govern the accounting discipline
  • In this topic we will look at the following concepts:
  • The Business Entity Concept
  • The Prudence Concept

Business Entity Concept

  • You […]

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Cambrige Notes: Principles of Accounting: Money measurement concept and Historical cost concept

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Cambridge IGCSE Accounting(0452)/O Level Principles of Accounts(7110) Notes:Money measurement concept and Historical cost concept

  • At the heart of the accounting discipline are two important concepts:
  • The Money measurement concept and
  • The Historical cost concept

The Money measurement concept

  • It is also known as the measurability concept
  • The concept dictates that only transactions and events that are capable of being measured […]

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Cambrige Notes: Principles of Accounting: The Going concern concept and consistency concept

By |2022-09-15T12:31:36+02:00July 25th, 2018|Cambridge O Level/ IGSCE Accounts Notes, Notes, Ordinary Level Notes|

Cambridge IGCSE Accounting(0452)/O Level Principles of Accounts(7110) Notes: The Going concern concept and consistency concept

  • Going concern and consistency concepts are important in the accounting world

The going concern concept

  • It is one of the most fundamental concepts
  • It forms the assumption on which all accounting operations are carried out
  • According to this concept all accounting transactions must be recorded […]

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Cambrige Notes: Principles of Accounting: General Journal opening new books entries

By |2022-09-15T12:31:25+02:00July 25th, 2018|Cambridge O Level/ IGSCE Accounts Notes, Notes, Ordinary Level Notes|

Cambridge IGCSE Accounting(0452)/O Level Principles of Accounts(7110) Notes: General Journal opening new books entries

  • This is a solution to a question found here
  • One of the uses of the Journal is to create a new set of books when a propieter decides to move on to double entry and keeping a proper set of accounts
  • Now we will […]

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