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## Solution 11244: Depreciation Worksheet on the BA II PLUS™ Family Calculator.

### How do I use the depreciation worksheet on the BA II PLUS family calculator?

The following example demonstrates how to use a depreciation worksheet on a BA II PLUS family calculator.

Example: In the beginning of January, a company begins to depreciate a machine with a 7 year life and no (0) salvage value. The machine costs $300,000. The declining balance percent is 200. 1) Press [2nd] [Depr] to enter the Depreciation worksheet 2) Press [2nd] [CLR Work] to clear the worksheet 3) If necessary, press [2nd] [SET] until DBX appears in the display to select declining-balance crossover method 4) Input 200 and press [ENTER] to input the declining balance percent (ENTER is located to the right of CPT) 5) Press the down arrow once, then input 7, and press [ENTER] to enter the life in years 6) Press the down arrow once, then input 1, and press [ENTER] to enter the starting month 7) Press the down arrow once, then input 300000, and press [ENTER] to enter the cost 8) Press the down arrow once and make sure SAL (salvage value) is set to 0 9) Press the down arrow once and make sure YR is set to 1 10) Press the down arrow once and the depreciation amount (DEP) for the first year is shown, which is$85,714.29
11) Press the down arrow once and the remaining book value (RBV) for the first year is shown, which is $214,285.71 12) Press the down arrow once and the remaining depreciation value (RDV) for the first year is shown, which is$214,285.71
13) Press the down arrow once and press [CPT] to compute DEP, RBV, and RDV for the second year. Repeat the step above in order to compute the remaining years.