Explain how you reached the answerWhich of the following statements is CORRECT? a. Dividends paid reduce the net income that is reported on a companys income statement. b. If a company uses some of its bank deposits to buy short-term, highly liquid marketable securities, this will cause a decline in its current assets as shown on the balance sheet. c. If a company issues new long-term bonds during the current year, this will increase its reported current liabilities at the end of the year. d. Accounts receivable are reported as a current liability on the balance sheet. e. If a company pays more in dividends than it generates in net income, its retained. earnings as reported on the balance sheet will decline from the previous year’s balance.