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Using Excel Formulas for Economics

I am looking for the equivalent formula in Excel for the following

(A/P,i,N)

(F/P,i,N)

(A/F,i,N)

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  • loveslife Nov 22, 2008

    I am using Excel Program for an Economics Project. The Professor said there was EXISTING formulas in Excel that equalled the following formulas



    A/P,i,N)

    (F/P,i,N)

    (A/F,i,N)

    I hope I a asking the right Expert.

    Do I use the Wizard???

  • loveslife Nov 23, 2008

    Thank you very much!

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Give more details on the original formula, where did you get that from, they do not mean nothing to me, as they are.

Posted on Nov 22, 2008

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  • Ginko
    Ginko Nov 22, 2008

    They are cash flow functions.
    Excel has native functions to elaborate cash flow models.

    For example:



    • Single Payments



        • Notation: (P/F, i, n)

        • Excel Function: PV(i%,n,,F)


        • Notation: (F/P, i, n)

        • Excel Function: FV(i%,n,,P)



    Check:



    Chapter 2: Factors: How Time and Interest Affect Money

    and


    Chapter 2

    Check also the following:


    Parisay's EGR 403, Excel & Eng. Econ.
    ME 450, Financial En


    CE 203 More Interest Formulas (EEA Chap 4


    CHAPTER 4 • Capital Recovery • Spreadsheet Use CHAPTER 5 ...


  • Ginko
    Ginko Nov 22, 2008

    Open the following document to get a complete and organic table of Excel Time Value Functions.



    Basic Time Value Functions

    Thanks and good luck.



  • Ginko
    Ginko Nov 22, 2008

    I already posted the required information, I wonder if you can see my messages.

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    Present value of
    a future lump sum (P/F,r,t) =PV(r,n,pmt,fv,type)






  • Ginko
    Ginko Nov 22, 2008

    I cannot publish excel formulas.

    Just open this link: Basic Time Value Functions

    Or see here:




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