# 4-3 check registers

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```					          Check Registers

Section 4-3

Presented by M J Lund
Section 4-3 Objective
Figure out:
 the balance in a check register
Key Words to Know

check register (p. 172)
A record you keep of your checking account
deposits, withdrawals, and transfers.
balance (p. 172)
The amount of money you have in an account.
Formula
How do I calculate the new balance?
Step 1:
New       =   Previous   – Check – Automatic + Deposit
Balance       Balance      Amounts  Transfers   Amounts
Example 1
The previous balance in your check register
is \$345.98. You make a deposit of \$75.00.
You write a check for \$45.00.
Step: Figure out the balance.
\$345.98 + \$75.00 – \$45.00 = \$375.98
Example 2

Margaret Miller’s checking account had a
balance of \$313.54. She wrote a check for
\$45.78 on March 2. On March 5 the bank
made an automatic transfer (AT) of \$52.55.
She made a deposit of \$240.32 on March 10.
What is the new balance in Miller’s account?
Step: Figure out the balance.
Practice 1
Find the new balance after each check or
deposit.
Balance: \$542.62
Deposit: \$125.00
New Balance:

Amount of Check: \$74.38
New Balance:
Balance: \$542.62
Deposit: \$125.00
New Balance: \$667.62

Amount of Check: \$74.38
New Balance: \$593.24
Practice 2
Find the new balance after each check or
deposit.
Balance: \$197.23
Amount of Check: \$48.72
New Balance:

Amount of Check: \$17.49
New Balance:
Balance: \$197.23
Amount of Check: \$48.72
Balance: \$148.51

Amount of Check: \$17.49
Balance: \$131.02
Hmk pg 173 #5-12

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