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James M. Wahlen + 2 others
ISBN: 9781337788281

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Section ### Intermediate Accounting: Reporting...

3rd Edition
James M. Wahlen + 2 others
ISBN: 9781337788281
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# How do you compute the present value of an ordinary annuity?

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Show the way in which the present value of an ordinary annuity can be computed.

Explanation

Present Value: The value of today’s amount expected to be paid or received in the future at a compound interest rate is called as present value.

Present value of an ordinary annuity of $1 represents the present value of a series of future payments of$1 at the end of the each period.

Present value of an ordinary annuity can be computed from the following formula:

PVO=C×[11(1+i)ni]

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Present value of an ordinary annu

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