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# CALC 1 Financial Depreciation Examples

This calculator focuses on financial depreciation calculations for straight line, sum of the years, declining balance and declining balance with crossover to straight line methods.

## Example 1

Find the depreciation and remaining depreciable value for an asset that costs 20,000, is depreciated over 5 years and has a salvage value of 1,000. Use a 200% declining balance factor.

Clear.  Enter 5  Stores the life of the asset.

Enter 200  Stores the life declining balance factor. This is only used for the declining balance calculations.

Enter 20,000  Stores the cost of the asset.

Enter 1,000  Stores the salvage value of the asset.

Enter 1, then tap To display: • The depreciation for the period, 3,800 is displayed in the x register.
• The remaining depreciable value, 15,200 is displayed in the y register.
• The remaining book value, 16,200 is displayed in the z register.

Enter 1, then tap To display: • The depreciation for the period, 6,333 is displayed in the x register.
• The remaining depreciable value, 12,666 is displayed in the y register.
• The remaining book value, 13,666 is displayed in the z register.

Enter 1, then tap To display: • The depreciation for the period, 8,000 is displayed in the x register.
• The remaining depreciable value 11,000 is displayed in the y register.
• The remaining book value, 12,000 is displayed in the z register.

Enter 1, then tap To display: • The depreciation for the period, 8,000 is displayed in the x register.
• The remaining depreciable value 11,000 is displayed in the y register.
• The remaining book value, 12,000 is displayed in the z register.

## Example 2

Find the depreciation and remaining depreciable value for an asset that costs 20,000, is depreciated over 5 years and has a salvage value of 1,000. Use a 125% declining balance factor and a starting month of 3.5

Clear.  Enter 5  Stores the life of the asset.

Enter 125  Stores the life declining balance factor. This is only used for the declining balance calculations.

Enter 20,000  Stores the cost of the asset.

Enter 1,000  Stores the salvage value of the asset.

Enter 3.5  Stores the starting month.

Enter 1, then tap To display: • The depreciation for the period, 3,008 is displayed in the x register.
• The remaining depreciable value, 15,991 is displayed in the y register.
• The remaining book value, 16,991 is displayed in the z register.

Enter 2, then tap To display: • The depreciation for the period, 5,330 is displayed in the x register.
• The remaining depreciable value, 8,655 is displayed in the y register.
• The remaining book value, 9,655 is displayed in the z register.

Enter 3, then tap To display: • The depreciation for the period, 3,007 is displayed in the x register.
• The remaining depreciable value 8,023 is displayed in the y register.
• The remaining book value, 9,023 is displayed in the z register.

Enter 3, then tap To display: • The depreciation for the period, 3,438 is displayed in the x register.
• The remaining depreciable value 7,592 is displayed in the y register.
• The remaining book value, 8,592 is displayed in the z register.

## Verify from history

Navigate to the History to view the calculation.

Below is page one of the history for this last calculation: 