**Future Value of a Single Amount **

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The future value of a single amount (one time cash flow) at some future time evaluated at a given interest rate assuming that compounding take place one time in a year (annually). Two methods for calculation:

**Formula Future Value of a Single Amount**

FV_{n }= Future value of n years

PV = Present value

i = Interest rate or Compound rate

n = Number of years

FVIF = Future Value Interest Factor

**Example # 1: **

Ms Nosheen puts Rs. 10,000 in a savings account today, that pays 5% compounded annually. How much will she have in her account after ten years; by above mentioned three equations?

**Solution: **

**Future Value of Single Amount Table Download**

**Example # 2: **

Find the value of Rs. 10,000 today at the end of 10 periods at 5% per period by using scientific calculator and by Excel sheet?

**Solution: **

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**Future value of a single amount (Intra-year Compounding)**

The value of a single amount at some future time evaluated at a given interest rate assuming that compounding take place more than one time in a year (Intra-year). Interest rate reduced while periods of time increase by frequency of compounding (m) i.e. i/m and n*m. Two methods for calculation:

**Formula **

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FV_{n }= Future value of n years

PV = Present value

i = Interest rate or Compound rate

m = Frequency of compounding

n = Number of years

FVIF = Future Value Interest Factor

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**Example # 3: **

Mr. Naveed purchase a 3-year, 6-percent savings certificate for Rs. 25,000. If interest is compounded semi-annually, what will be the value of the certificate when it matures by above mentioned two equations?

**Solution: **

**Future Value of Single Amount Table Download**

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