Present Value of an Annuity Example: Calculator Solution

Follow the steps below to find the Present Value of the Annuity using the Texas Instruments BA II Plus calculator.

First, set the calculator for annual compounding.
[2nd][P/Y] 1 [Enter]
P/Y = 1 [2nd][Quit]
Clear the calculator
[2nd][CLR TVM] [2nd][Quit]
Enter the payment, interest rate, and number of payments.
100 [PMT]
10 [I/Y]
5 [N]
[CPT] [PV]
The Present Value is $379.08

 

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