Basic Music Theory.  Copyright Neil Hawes 1997

In the example below, the note marked 1 is a natural because it is tied from a note with an accidental. The notes marked 2 and 3 are flats, because the effect of the naturals in the previous bar is "cancelled" when going over the bar line.
hear it! Example of accidentals

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