Unformatted text preview: values for the unknown variables.
Variable labels are displayed one at a time, along with any value
previously assigned to the variable.
By changing the values of the variables, you can quickly perform “what
Generally, each worksheet is independent of the others; operations you
perform in one worksheet do not affect variables in other worksheets.
All current worksheet data is retained when you stop using a worksheet,
even if you turn off the calculator. Types of Worksheets
The calculator has two modes: the standard-calculator mode and the
prompted-worksheet mode. In the standard-calculator mode, you can
perform standard math operations and compute TVM values (N, I/V, PV,
PMT, FV). Prompted worksheets guide you through specialized tasks such
as amortization calculations and cash-flow analyses. Chapter 1: Overview of Calculator Operations 17 The TVM Worksheet
You access the five time-value-of-money variables with the five TVM keys
on the third row of the keyboard. You can access other parts of the TVM
worksheet and other TVM functions by pressing the
, 0 You can enter values using the five basic TVM keys at any time, even when
you are in another worksheet. However, to compute TVM values or clear
the TVM worksheet, you must be in the standard-calculator mode. To
return to the standard-calculator mode, press
. The Prompted Worksheets
To access the column of variables within a prompted worksheet (or portion
of a prompted worksheet), press the appropriate worksheet key or key
For example, to access the amortization variables P1, P2, BAL, PRN, and
INT (first payment in a range, last payment in a range, remaining balance,
principal, and interest), press
\. This is the prompted worksheet
for amortization calculations.
to move to the next or previous variable in a prompted
worksheet. Different variable labels and values are displayed. Indicators in
the display prompt you to select settings, enter values, or compute results.
To return to standard-calculator mode, press . Types of Worksheet Variables
There are five type...
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