NORMAL PROFIT Definition

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NORMAL PROFIT is the opportunity cost of using entrepreneurial abilities in the production of a good, or the profit that could have been received by entrepreneurship in another business venture. Like the opportunity costs of other resources, normal profit is deducted from revenue to determine economic profit. It is, however, never included as an accounting cost when accounting profit is computed.

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CONSUMBER BEHAVIOR is the study of individuals, groups or organizations and the processes that are used by that consumer to identify, purchase, apply and dispose of a product or service, and the study of those experiences or ideas to satisfy needs and the impacts that these processes have on the the choices that consumers or society ultimately make.

CLOSING ENTRY is a journal entry at the end of a period to transfer the net effect of revenue and expense items from the income statement to owners equity.

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