PV FV PMT

English translation: present value, future value, payment

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 German term or phrase: PV FV PMT English translation: present value, future value, payment Entered by:

 18:43 May 17, 2005
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Bus/Financial - Finance (general) / leasing
 German term or phrase: PV FV PMT From a leasing proposal Total Refinanzierungsaufwand PV 100, FV 0, i 1.5%, PMT 2.145% Sorry to group all these terms together, but they're obviously related so it seemed more sensible to lump them as one question. Any suggestions gratefully received!
 Claire CoxUnited Kingdom Local time: 09:55
 present value, future value Explanation:PV or Present Value is the amount you start with, FV or Future Value is what is left at the end. For a normal loan, the PV is the amount of the loan you receive and is positive because you get it. The FV is zero because it will be completely paid off at the end http://www.nca-corp.com/Napier/General Loan.htm--------------------------------------------------Note added at 7 mins (2005-05-17 18:51:10 GMT)--------------------------------------------------and i = rate, PMT = payment, I believe. http://www.eiu.edu/~dmcgrady/bus3710/assign/excel_functions....--------------------------------------------------Note added at 8 mins (2005-05-17 18:52:27 GMT)--------------------------------------------------PMT Help Assistance > Excel 2003 > Working with Data > Function Reference > Financial Functions Show All Hide All Calculates the payment for a loan based on constant payments and a constant interest rate. Syntax PMT(rate,nper,pv,fv,type) For a more complete description of the arguments in PMT, see the PV function. Rate is the interest rate for the loan. Nper is the total number of payments for the loan. Pv is the present value, or the total amount that a series of future payments is worth now; also known as the principal. Fv is the future value, or a cash balance you want to attain after the last payment is made. If fv is omitted, it is assumed to be 0 (zero), that is, the future value of a loan is 0. Type is the number 0 (zero) or 1 and indicates when payments are due. http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/assistance/HP052092151033....
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Armorel Young
Local time: 09:55
 Thanks Armorel - I do wish they'd consistently use either German or English abbreviations in the same text - all very confusing!4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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 Armorel Young

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present value, future value

Explanation:
PV or Present Value is the amount you start with, FV or Future Value is what is left at the end. For a normal loan, the PV is the amount of the loan you receive and is positive because you get it. The FV is zero because it will be completely paid off at the end

http://www.nca-corp.com/Napier/General Loan.htm

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Note added at 7 mins (2005-05-17 18:51:10 GMT)
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and i = rate, PMT = payment, I believe.

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Note added at 8 mins (2005-05-17 18:52:27 GMT)
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Calculates the payment for a loan based on constant payments and a constant interest rate.

Syntax

PMT(rate,nper,pv,fv,type)

For a more complete description of the arguments in PMT, see the PV function.

Rate is the interest rate for the loan.

Nper is the total number of payments for the loan.

Pv is the present value, or the total amount that a series of future payments is worth now; also known as the principal.

Fv is the future value, or a cash balance you want to attain after the last payment is made. If fv is omitted, it is assumed to be 0 (zero), that is, the future value of a loan is 0.

Type is the number 0 (zero) or 1 and indicates when payments are due.

http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/assistance/HP052092151033....

 Armorel YoungLocal time: 09:55Native speaker of: EnglishPRO pts in category: 115
 Thanks Armorel - I do wish they'd consistently use either German or English abbreviations in the same text - all very confusing!

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agree  Darin Fitzpatrick: Exactly
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