## How to calculate compound interest in Excel

To calculate compound interest in Excel, you can use the FV function. Case study: This example assumes that $1000 is invested for 10 years at an annual interest rate of 5%, compounded monthly. Formula =FV(rate,nper,pmt,pv) Explanation In the example shown, the formula in C10 is: =FV(C6/C8,C7*C8,0,-C5) How this formula works The FV function can calculate compound …