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HP10BII Varying Cash Flows

Example1:

What is the PV of the following cash flows if the interest rate is 10%?
Year 1: 1,000    Year 2: 2,000    Year 3: 3,000

Here is the keystrokes to solve the above question:

Remember to setup the calculator first - 1 P/YR.

  • Press [Orange Shift] key and [C ALL]  key will display 1 P_Yr
  • Enter 0 and press [CFj] Display 0 followed by 0.00
  • Enter 1000 and press [CFj] Display 1 followed by 1,000.00
  • Enter 2000 and press [CFj] Display 2 followed by 2,000.00
  • Enter 3000 and press [CFj] Display 3 followed by 3,000.00
  • Enter 10 and press [I/YR] Display 10.0
  • Finally press [Orange Shift] key and [NPV] key to obtain the answer.  $4,816 is displayed as the PV of the varying cash flows for 3 years.

Example 2:

What is the NPV of the following cash flows if the interest rate is 10% and we spent $4,000 up front to bring about this following varying cash flows at 10%?
Year 1: 1,000   Year 2: 2,000   Year 3: 3,000

Here is the keystrokes to solve the above question:

Remember to setup the calculator first - 1 P/YR.

  • Press [Orange Shift] key and [C ALL]  key will display 1 P_Yr
  • Enter 4,000 and press [+/-] followed by [CFj] key Display 0 followed by -4,000.00
  • Enter 1,000 and press [CFj] Display 0 followed by 0.00
  • Enter 2,000 and press [CFj]
  • Enter Enter 3,000 and press [CFj]
  • Enter 10 and press [I/YR]
  • Finally press [Orange Shift] key and [NPV] key to obtain the answer.  $816 is displayed as the NPV of an cost of $4,000 and inflow of 3 varying years.

Updated On: 12.05.06

Tagged By: HP 10bII+, HP 10b II.

  1. On 12-Apr-2018, Amy wrote: 
    0 cash flow for 10 years, and then 250,000 per year for 25 years, find NPV, what is the key strokes for that.
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  2. On 12-Apr-2018, Amy wrote: 
    getting rusty, how about the keys strokes for 10 years no payments and at 11 years, regular payment say, 50,000 a year for 25 years, find the NPV, need to know the key strokes
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  3. On 05-Feb-2016, Edward Hsu wrote: 
    How to calculate IRR using HP 10BII:
    Initial investment $60,000, is forecasted to produce variable cash flows each year over a 10-year holding period as followings, and will be sold at the end YR 10 for $45,000 ?
    YR 1 $10,000
    YR 2 $9,000
    YR 3 $8,000
    YR 4 $7,000
    YR 5 $6,000
    YR 6 $5,000
    YR 7 $4,000
    YR 8 $3,000
    YR 9 $2,000
    YR 10$1,000
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  4. On 23-Aug-2014, Zoe wrote: 
    How do I perform an amortisation calculation on the calculator eg. Calculationg finance costs when lease payments and interests are made quarterly.
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