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ERIC Number: EJ1069045
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015
Pages: 10
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1942-2504
Annual Percentage Rate and Annual Effective Rate: Resolving Confusion in Intermediate Accounting Textbooks
Vicknair, David; Wright, Jeffrey
American Journal of Business Education, v8 n3 p207-216 2015
Evidence of confusion in intermediate accounting textbooks regarding the annual percentage rate (APR) and annual effective rate (AER) is presented. The APR and AER are briefly discussed in the context of a note payable and correct formulas for computing each is provided. Representative examples of the types of confusion that we found is presented and evaluated.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research; Information Analyses
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Language: English
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