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Unformatted text preview: you analyze the value of money over equal time periods. It allows you to enter uneven values, each of which can be either an inflow (cash received) or an outflow (cash paid out). Similar to an annuity's present value (PV) in the TVM worksheet, a typical cash-flow problem usually has an initial cash flow (labeled CFo). This is always a known, entered value. 30 Chapter 3: Using the Cash Flow Worksheet Grouped Cash Flows In some cash-flow problems, every cash flow may be a unique value. In other cash-flow problems, there may be consecutive cash flows of equal value. You must enter unequal cash flows separately, but you can save time and space by using the Fnn variable to enter groups of consecutive cash flows of equal value. Entering Cash Flows You can enter the initial cash flow and up to 24 additional cash flows, each of which can be a unique value. Enter inflows as positive and outflows as negative. If you have consecutive cash flows of equal value, you can enter the cash-flow value and then a frequency of up to 9,999 for the number of times the value occurs. Procedure: Entering Cash Flows 1. Press to select the cash flow entry portion of the Cash Flow worksheet. CFo is displayed, along with any previous value. 2. If necessary, press to clear the worksheet. 3. Key in a value for CFo (initial cash flow) and press 4. Press . to display C01. Key in a value for the first cash flow or group of cash flows and press . Remember to enter an inflow (cash received) as a positive number and an outflow (cash paid out) as a negative number. 5. Press to display F01. If there are multiple, consecutive, equal occurrences of the cash flow you entered, key in the number of occurrences (frequency) and press . The default value is 1. 6. Press to display the next available cash flow. Key in the value of the cash flow(s) and press 7. Press . . If there are multiple, consecutive, equal occurrences of the cash flow you entered, key in a value for the frequency and press . 8. Repeat steps 6 and...
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