### Definition of SYD

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

### Sample Usage

`SYD(100,50,10,2)`

`SYD(A2,A3,A4,A5)`

### Syntax

SYD(cost, salvage, life, period)

`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.`period`

- The single period within `life`

for which to calculate depreciation.

### Notes

`life`

and `period`

must be measured int he same units.

### See Also

`SLN`

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