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Why would an accountant need a scientific calculator?

Asked by RedDeerGuy1 (24648points) September 30th, 2019

What functions on the scientific calculator would they use?

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The accountant may wish to program the calculator to derive the Internal Rate of Return from a cost/benefit analysis or may be having beans on toast for breakfast.

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A good scientific calculator will be fine for those times you don’t feel like pulling out the laptop to do some quick math. The complicated math in statistics or finance (there really isn’t any complicated math in accounting) is all done in Excel or specialized stats programs like Stata or SPSS.

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