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Solution 34856: Computing Future Value on the TI-84 Plus C Silver Edition Graphing Calculator.

How do I calculate future value on a TI-84 Plus C Silver Edition graphing calculator?

The example below will demonstrate how to calculate future value on a TI-84 Plus C Silver Edition.

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].
• Press [2] [0] [ENTER].
• Press [5] [ENTER].
• Press [(-)] [5] [0] [0] [0] [ENTER].
• Press [0] [ENTER].
• Press [1] [ENTER].
• Press [▲] [▲].
• Press [ALPHA] [SOLVE].

Please see the TI-84 Plus C Silver Edition guidebook for additional information.