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I have two attachments I need help with. They are various financial computations. In addition to solving the problems, I need to show the formula used to get the correct answer.

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Solutions to given problems depict the steps to estimate the HPR, coefficient of variation, present value and IRR.

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Financial versus Managerial Accounting

Financial versus Managerial Accounting

1) What is your opinion on the questions below?
It is time to explore the differences between financial and managerial accounting. Financial accounting is rule-oriented since the information is used to communicate with third parties. Managerial accounting, on the other hand is for internal use. Anything goes as long as the information is a valuable tool for decision making purposes and the benefit of the information exceeds the cost of accumulating and analyzing it.

In addition, we're moving towards understanding the basic concepts of managerial accounting.

Accounting for Management. (n.d.). Difference between Financial and Managerial Accounting. Retrieved from
Principlesofaccounting.com. (n.d.). Chapter 17 Multiple Choice Questions. Retrieved from http://www.principlesofaccounting.com/questions%20-%20%20multiple%20choice/chapter%2017%20-%20multiple%20choice.htm

Unknown. (n.d.). The Role of Management Accounting in the Organization. Retrieved from https://docs.google.com/viewer?a=v&q=cache:MWZE_XMqFOUJ:www.swlearning.com/accounting/albrecht/management_2e/expanded/exp_01.doc+Financial+versus+managerial+accounting%3F&hl=en&gl=us&pid=bl&srcid=ADGEESjWheQRI7nzm3i5Zmwsd3la9aWDQDy9N3RbBWiQns9ic71gNJoRxVa75E4KWSi0GthsbXrfNpSEQ_UZvr0QenNE-Ut6XU_9v6Yda0SVULodDfzIGRSb8Pf30b9I3qN0lWmUoXzZ&sig=AHIEtbRDmHJSiuRsS9v6FrbERAz9cqTPEw

Below are some questions for discussion.
How is the purpose of managerial accounting different from financial accounting?
Are more accountants involved in the financial or managerial function today?
Comment on the use of a functional versus absorption income statement. Describe the differences in presentation and use of each type of income statement.
How is the concept of cost of goods sold different than contribution margin?
Explain the contribution margin concept/computation and when to use the information.

Choose one or two relevant aspects for further investigation and share your knowledge with the class. Try to add information not previously discussed by others. Please, provide factual information (not merely opinions) backed up by details or examples. Your comments should be in your own words and Include references in APA format.

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