# linear interpolation

linear interpolation
A technique used in discounted cash flow for calculating the approximate internal rate of return of a project. The cash flows for the project are discounted at two discount rates to obtain a small positive and a small negative net present value. A linear relationship is assumed between the two results in order to calculate the discount rate that would give a net present value of zero.

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