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Ch 5: Introduction to Valuation Methods

About This Chapter

Use this chapter on valuation methods to investigate the time value of money. Each lesson comes with a quiz to help ensure your retention of the material.

Introduction to Valuation Methods - Chapter Summary and Learning Objectives

In this chapter, our instructors will teach you how to calculate the current and future value of an investment. You can watch the video lessons as many times as you like and increase lesson comprehension by reading the written lesson transcript. This brief chapter covers the following topics:

  • Future value formula
  • The time value of money
  • Present value of investments

Video Objective
How to Calculate Future Value: Formula & Example Explain compounding returns and the future value of money.
Present and Future Value: Calculating the Time Value of Money Learn about discounting for single and multiple periods.
How to Calculate Present Value of an Investment: Formula & Examples Discover how to calculate the present value of an investment.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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