Check sibling questions
Accounts and Finance
Step 7 Ratio Analysis

Capital Required in Business is of 2 types

1.Fixed Capital

2. Working Capital



Fixed Capital means

Capital or Money required for Fixed Assets of Company

 Example :- Owner's Capital,Profit  and Long Term Loans


Working Capital means

Capital or Money required for Routine Day to Day Operations of Business



How to Calculate Working Capital

Working Capital =Total Current Assets-Total Current Liabilities



Following is Balance Sheet of Company

Liability Amount Asset Amount
Capital 10000 Fixed Assets 100000
Reserves 20000 Less  
Secured Loan 80000 Dep 20000
Unsecured Loan 20000 Net Amount 80000
Current Liabilities   Current Assets  
Sundry Creditors 30000 Debtors 60000
Bank OD 10000 Cash and Bank 30000
Total 170000 Total 170000

Calculate Fixed Capital and Working Capital?

View Answer


Davneet Singh's photo - Teacher, Engineer, Marketer

Article by

Davneet Singh

Davneet Singh is a graduate from Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur. He has been teaching from the past 12 years. He provides courses for Maths and Science at Teachoo.