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Solution 11940: Computing Future Value on the TI-83 Family, TI-84 Plus Family, and TI-Nspire™ in TI-84 Plus Mode.

How do I calculate future value on a TI-83 family, TI-84 Plus family, or TI-Nspire in TI-84 Plus mode?

The example below will demonstrate how to calculate future value on a TI-83 family, TI-84 Plus family, and TI-Nspire in TI-84 Plus mode.

Example: A savings account with $5,000 is earning 5% interest annually at the end of the year. What is the Future Value of the account after 20 years?

To Solve:

• Press [APPS] [ENTER] [ENTER]. On the TI-83, press [2ND] [FINANCE] [ENTER].
• Press [2] [0] [▼].
• Press [5] [▼].
• Press [(-)] [5] [0] [0] [0] [▼].
• Press [0] [▼] [▼].
• Press [1] [▼] [▼] [ENTER].
• Press [▲] [▲].
• Press [ALPHA] [SOLVE].

Please see the TI-83 family and TI-84 Plus family guidebooks for additional information.

Users with TI-Nspire in TI-84 Plus mode may use the TI-84 Plus family guidebook.