Proceedings of the International Symposium on Social Sciences, Education, and Humanities (ISSEH 2018)

Understanding of Principal Accounting Subject Based on Gender and Mathematics Ability: Empirical evidence from Indonesia

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Acep Komara, Agung Yulianto
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Available Online March 2019.
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Keywords
gender; math ability; understanding of accounting
Abstract

Student accounting capabilities begins with an understanding of principal accounting courses. This has been the main focus to note in the accounting students before learning attended the advanced courses in accounting. Therefore, this study aims to explore the difference between gender and mathematics ability to support understanding of principal accounting courses. This research was conducted at the accounting level 1 all students who take the principal accounting courses 1 and mathematical economics with 272 samples of students. This study uses an independent sample test to analyze the difference between the student’s understanding of principal accounting courses based on gender and economic mathematics ability. The research results show that there is a difference in ability in principal accounting course 1 based on gender and performance of mathematical economics subject. These results indicate that the average student women have a higher value compared with the men's student, thus demonstrating a better understanding of principal accounting courses 1.

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Volume Title
Proceedings of the International Symposium on Social Sciences, Education, and Humanities (ISSEH 2018)
Series
Advances in Social Science, Education and Humanities Research
Publication Date
March 2019
ISBN
978-94-6252-692-1
ISSN
2352-5398
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/isseh-18.2019.51How to use a DOI?
Copyright
© 2019, the Authors. Published by Atlantis Press.
Open Access
This is an open access article distributed under the CC BY-NC license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/).

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