# SLN

### Definition for SLN

Calculates the depreciation of an asset for one period using the straight-line method.

### Sample Usage

`SLN(100,50,10)`

`SLN(A2,A3,A4)`

### Syntax

`SLN(cost, salvage, life)`

`cost`

- The initial cost of the asset.`salvage`

- The value of the asset at the end of depreciation.`life`

- The number of periods over which the asset is depreciated.

### See Also

`SYD`

: Calculates the depreciation of an asset for a specified period using the sum of years digits method.

`DDB`

: Calculates the depreciation of an asset for a specified period using the double-declining balance method.

`DB`

: Calculates the depreciation of an asset for a specified period using the arithmetic declining balance method.

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