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Manrique@2010-05-04 22:28:48 |
Hey Everyone! Does anybody know how many of all the questions of the L1 Examination needs the use of a Calculator? |

0is4eva@2010-05-06 18:17:24 |
No, but maybe you can get a feeling for it if you consider how large a proportion of each the Study Session's basic questions (at AnalystNotes) need a calculator, and then multiply that weight with the weight of the subject on the actual exam. Are you thinking about taking the exam without a calculator? If you would by any chance find it difficult to buy a calculator now, there are simulation software available of the HP12C that you may download on the Internet and install on a disketter or similar, and use while you are studying, and then borrow someone's calculator on the actual exam. Search for +HP12C +simulator or +emulator. |

NufaNka@2010-05-08 20:46:40 |
I used it for about 5-10% of the questions. Most of the question, you can find the answer without a calculator just by looking at the input and the multiple choice question. But..., you need a calculator for the NPV questions! |

Dandoni@2010-06-07 14:33:12 |
To have a calculator is more safe-Dina Shahin |

kamin@2010-06-25 13:34:37 |
Hi: I read page 74: notes: the time value of money Q: what is the future value of an ordinary annuity that pay 150 per year at end of each of next 15 years, earn 7%rate of return? How to use TI to calculate is 3769.35?? |

aks2007@2010-07-06 10:59:42 |
kamin, I/Y = 7 PMT = 150 (NEGATIVE SIGN) N = 15 CPT FV |

### CFA Discussion Topic: How Many of the total questions need the use of a Calculator?

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