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2 months ago

Q:
# Wilhelmina wrote a check for $72 to pay her monthly Internet bill, but whenbalancing her checkbook, she accidentally recorded it as a credit rather thanas a debit. How will her check register compare to her monthly bankstatement when she receives it?

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Answer:her bank statement will show that she has $144 less than her checkbook balanceStep-by-step explanation:let the amount of money in the bank before writing the check be xafter writing the check for $72, because she accidentally recorded this as a credit, here checkbook will reflect a balance of :$(x + 72)However, the bank correctly records the debit of the $72, resulting a balance of: $(x-72)Hence compared to her checkbook, the bank records will show an amount difference of :(x-72) - (x + 72)= x - 72 -x -72= -144i.e her bank statement will show that she has $144 less than her checkbook balance