# Cash Flow & Present Values

#### DavidA

##### New Member
The following is a list of Cash Flows that I am attempting to calculate the present values. I have compared the results to a financial calculator and the results are quite different. I will show you the formula and result and also the result from financial calculator. It appears beyond Yr. 1 my formulas are incorrect.The Discount rate is .12pct. Am i inputing this incorrect.

Yr.1 Yr2 Yr3
Cash Flow 50 57 75

Excel Formula pv(.12,1,50) pv(.12,2,57) pv(.12,3,75)
Results 45 96 180

Financial Calculator 44.64 45.44 53.38

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