## Summary

The Excel RRI function returns an equivalent interest rate for the growth of an investment. You can use RRI to calculate Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) in Excel.

## Purpose

Get equivalent interest rate for growth

## Return value

Calculated interest rate

## Arguments

• nper - Number of periods.
• pv - Present value of investment.
• fv - Future value of investment.

## Syntax

=RRI(nper, pv, fv)

## How to use

The RRI function returns an equivalent interest rate for the growth of an investment. For example, to use RRI to calculate equivalent annual compound interest for a 1000 investment worth 1200 after five years you can use a formula like this:

=RRI(5,1000,1200) // returns 0.037137289

In the example shown, the formula in G6 is:

=RRI(B11,C6,C11)

Author

### Dave Bruns

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