An engineer at work in a General Electric facility. Image source: General Electric.

What can investors learn about General Electric (NYSE:GE) from its balance sheet? The slideshow below provides an answer, walking viewers through a simplified analysis of the company's assets, liabilities, and owners' equity.

The slideshow delves specifically into General Electric's size, liquidity, and solvency, as well as the most popular methods used to measure these traits. And unlike an analysis of General Electric's balance sheet itself, scrolling through the slideshow is designed to be an easy and enjoyable experience.

Slideshow data sourced from on Dec. 10, 2015. Image sources: General Electric, iStock/Thinkstock.

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