Match the following terms with the correct definition.
_____ 1. Share capital plus Retained Earnings.
_____ 2. Capital from investments by the shareholders.
_____ 3. Capital earned through profitable operation of the business.
_____ 4. The basic form of capital shares.
_____ 5. Shares in the hands of shareholders.
_____ 6. Distributions by a corporation to its shareholders.
_____ 7. Shares that give their owners certain advantages over common shareholders, such as the right to receive dividends before the common shareholders.
_____ 8. The portion of shareholders’ equity maintained for the protection of creditors.
_____ 9. A corporation’s own shares that it reacquires.
a. Common shares
b. Share capital
d. Legal capital
e. Outstanding shares
f. Preferred shares
g. Retained earnings
h. Treasury shares
i. Shareholders’ equity