**sum of the years' digits method** — UK US noun [S] (ABBREVIATION SYD, also sum of the digits method) ACCOUNTING ► a reduction in the recorded value of particular assets where the amount subtracted from their value each year gets less as the assets get older … Financial and business terms

**Sum-of-the-years'-digits depreciation** — Method of accelerated depreciation. The New York Times Financial Glossary … Financial and business terms

**sum-of-the-years'-digits depreciation** — Method of accelerated depreciation. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary … Financial and business terms

**sum of the digits** — ˌsum of the ˈdigits also ˌsum of the ˌyears ˈdigits noun [singular] ACCOUNTING one of the ways of calculating the depreciation (= loss of value over time) of an asset. For example, if an asset has a life of four years, 4+3+2+1= 10, so in the… … Financial and business terms

**sum-of-the-digits method** — A method of calculating the amount by which a fixed asset is depreciated in an accounting period. The estimated life is expressed in years, and the digits for each year of its life are totalled. The proportion of the asset s cost or valuation… … Accounting dictionary

**sum-of-the-digits method** — A method of calculating the amount by which a fixed asset is depreciated in an accounting period. The estimated life is expressed in years, and the digits for each year of its life are totalled. The proportion of the asset s cost or valuation… … Big dictionary of business and management

**sum of the digits** — A method of *allocating costs to time periods based on the formula n (n + 1) / 2, where n represents the number of years to which the cost is to be allocated. In *amortization methodologies, the sum of the digits approach results in an… … Auditor's dictionary

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**Calculating the day of the week** — This article details various mathematical algorithms to calculate the day of the week for any particular date in the past or future.A typical application is to calculate the day of the week on which someone was born or some other special event… … Wikipedia