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Our Explanation of Present Value of a Single Amount discusses the time value of money and the need to discount future amounts to the time of an investment or other transaction. The present value of 1 table is used to solve for interest rates, present values, journal entries, and more.

Part 1Introduction to the Present Value of a Single Amount (PV), Calculations for the Present Value of a Single Amount, Visualizing the Present Value Amount, Visualizing the Length of Time (n), Visualizing the Interest Rate (i), Visualizing the Future Value Amount (FV)
Part 2Frequency of Compounding, Handling More Than One Future Amount
Part 3Present Value Formulas, Tables and Calculators; Calculating the Present Value of a Single Amount (PV)
Part 4Calculating the Length of Time (n)
Part 5Calculating the Interest Rate (i)
Part 6Present Value of 1 Used In Recording a Transaction
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