## Excel Function : DB

###### Category

Financial

###### Description

Returns the depreciation of an asset for a specified period by using the fixed-declining balance method

###### Microsoft Excel Reference Page

https://support.office.com/en-us/article/DB-function-354e7d28-5f93-4ff1-8a52-eb4ee549d9d7

## Syntax and Description of the DB Excel Function

(syntax)
I am trying to find the syntax for Excel's `DB`

function (declining balance method) but have been unable to locate it.
Does anyone know where I can find the syntax?
A:
I don't know where you can find the documentation for this function, but the syntax is:
```
=DB(cost, salvage, life, period, [month])
```

where:
`cost`

is the initial cost of the asset
`salvage`

is the value of the asset at the end of its life
`life`

is the number of

## About DB Excel Function

The DB function in Excel calculates the future value of an investment using a double-declining balance method. The syntax for the DB function is as follows: DB(cost,salvage,life,period,month) where: cost: The initial cost of the asset. salvage: The value of the asset at the end of its life. life: The number of periods over which the asset will be depreciated. period: The period for which you want to calculate the depreciation. month: The number of months in the first year.