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ACCRINT: Google Sheets Formulae Explained

How do you use ACCRINT in Google Sheets?

The ACCRINT function in Google Sheets calculates the accrued interest on a loan or investment over a period of time. You can use it to calculate the interest on a loan, or the return on an investment. To use the function, you need to know the initial investment amount, the interest rate, the number of periods, and the compounding frequency. The function will return the total accrued interest for the specified period.

What is the syntax of ACCRINT in Google Sheets?

The syntax of ACCRINT in Google Sheets is very simple. You just need to enter the following formula in the desired cell: =ACCRINT(number, period, rate)

What is an example of how to use ACCRINT in Google Sheets?

One way to use ACCRINT is to calculate the interest for a given period of time on a given principal amount. For example, the following formula in Google Sheets would calculate the interest for the first three months of 2018 on a loan of $10,000:

=ACCRINT("3/1/2018",10000,0,-3)

This would return a value of $62.50, which is the interest that would be owed on the loan for those three months.

When should you not use ACCRINT in Google Sheets?

ACCOUNT is a function that calculates the interest on a loan or investment over a period of time. There are a few different versions of the function, but the most popular is ACCRINT. The function takes into account the principal, the interest rate, the number of periods, and the compounding frequency to calculate the interest.

The ACCRINT function can be used in Google Sheets to quickly and easily calculate the interest on a loan or investment. However, there are a few situations when you should not use the function. First, the function cannot be used to calculate interest on more than one investment or loan at a time. Second, the function cannot be used to calculate interest on investments or loans that are not in U.S. dollars. Finally, the function cannot be used to calculate interest on investments or loans that have a maturity date that is greater than one year.

What are some similar formulae to ACCRINT in Google Sheets?

There are a few similar formulae to ACCRINT in Google Sheets. One is CUMIPMT, which calculates the cumulative interest paid on a loan or investment over a given period of time. Another is CUMPRINC, which calculates the cumulative principal paid on a loan or investment over a given period of time. Finally, there is AVERAGE, which calculates the average of a set of numbers.

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