How to Calculate NPV?
tjreedy at udel.edu
Wed Jul 29 21:08:25 CEST 2015
On 7/29/2015 10:21 AM, ryguy7272 wrote:
> On Wednesday, July 29, 2015 at 9:59:10 AM UTC-4, ryguy7272 wrote:
>> I am using Spyder Python 2.7. I'm running this sample code.
>> import scipy as sp
>> Now, I'm trying to get the NPV, and I don't see any obvious way to get it.
>> The author of the book that I'm reading gets 144.56. I think that's wrong, but I don't know for sure, as Python won't do any calculation at all. It's easy to enter code and run it, but I can't tell how to get Python to actually DO the calculation.
>> Any idea what I'm doing wrong?
> PERFECT!! SO SIMPLE!!
> I don't know why the author didn't do that in the book.
The book show you how to calculate things. It is up to you to display,
output to a file, or use in further calculation. I do admit, though,
that snippets that show how to use an existing function, rather than
define a new function, might benefit from adding print(xxxx).
Terry Jan Reedy
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