T-accounts are useful in keeping track of debits and credits as business transactions take place. The ending balances in T-accounts are generally "normal" balances. Those balances are reported in a trial balance that is adjusted and ultimately used to produce financial statements.
Draw a flow chart of the accounting cycle that begins with business transactions and ends with financial statements. Check to see that your flow chart includes every step in the accounting cycle.
For a thorough review of the accounting cycle, read The Accounting Cycle on pages 86-114.
Be sure you understand these terms as you study for the final exam. Try to think of the reason why each term is included.