Calculates the future value of an annuity investment based on constant-amount periodic payments and a constant interest rate.

1. What is the FV formula used for?

2. What information do I need to input when using the FV formula?

The FV formula can be used appropriately to

**Common questions about the FV formula include:**1. What is the FV formula used for?

2. What information do I need to input when using the FV formula?

The FV formula can be used appropriately to

**calculate the future value of an investment**based on its present value, the interest rate, and the number of periods it is invested for.**Common ways the FV formula is mistyped**include: forgetting to include parentheses, forgetting to include the number of periods, and invalid values in the inputs.**Common ways the FV formula is used inappropriately**include: incorrectly inputting the interest rate, incorrectly inputting the number of periods, and using the FV formula to calculate present value rather than future value.**Some common pitfalls**when using the FV formula include: entering incorrect inputs, forgetting to include a variable in the formula, and using the formula before gathering all the necessary information.**Common mistakes**when using the FV formula include: using incorrect data, forgetting to include the number of periods, and not accounting for income tax.**Common misconceptions**people might have with the FV formula include: thinking that the formula calculates present value rather than future value, not understanding that the formula does not account for income tax, and not understanding that the formula is only applicable to straightforward investment calculations.