your bank account has 3,500 in it. You add 2,000 to your account because someone gave it to you. That will leave you with 5,500 But, its time for you to make out your monthly bills. So take your 5,500 in your account and subtract 2,500. it will leave you with a cash balance of 3,000.
The beginning balance in Cash was $3,500. Additional cash of $2,000 was received. Checks were written totaling $2,500. The cash balance is: