# Sum-of-the-Years’-Digits Method

Posted by Professor Cram in Depreciation

## Sum-of-the-Years’-Digits Method

This Formula Solver walks you through the steps to calculate depreciation with the sum-of-the-years-digits method (SYD). Use your own numbers for the purchase price, salvage value, and years of life to find the depreciation for an asset in a given year.

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