# Calculating Depreciation Methods

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To calculate the percentage of reducing balance depreciation what is the simplest way to remember this. In my Osbourne Book it goes on about square roots and fourth roots but I have no idea having left school a long time ago. Is there a way to do this formula without using roots?

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## Comments

1,954Then depreciation was 10.

10 over 100 is 10%.

What information does a question give you?

1,774r = % rate of depreciation

n = number of years

s = residual value

c = cost of asset

No. of years depreciation = 4

Residual Value = £4,000

Cost of Asset = £20,000