# What is multiple cash flow?

**multiple cash flows**is the sum of the FV of each

**cash flow**. To sum the FV of each

**cash flow**, each must be calculated to the same point in the future. If the

**multiple cash flows**are a fixed size, occur at regular intervals, and earn a constant interest rate, it is an annuity.

Also, what are the different kinds of multiple cash flows we can have?

**Let's start with the three types of cash flow in the cash flow statement:**

- Cash Flow From Operations.
- Cash Flow From Investing Activities.
- Cash Flow From Financing Activities.

Also, what is the annuity formula? An **annuity** is a series of periodic payments that are received at a future date. The present value portion of the **formula** is the initial payout, with an example being the original payout on an amortized loan. The **annuity** payment **formula** shown is for ordinary **annuities**.

In this manner, can you compare or combine cash flows at different times?

No, **you** cannot **compare or combine cash flows at different times**. A dollar today and dollar in **one** year are not equivalent. To move a **cash flow** forward in **time**, **you** must compound it. To move a **cash flow** back in **time**, **you** must discount it.

What is total cash flow?

**Total cash flow** is simply the net amount of all **cash flowing** in and out of your business, from all sources. If you have $350,000 worth of **cash** coming in each year as revenue and other income and $300,000 going out for expenses and capital investment, then your **total cash flow** is $50,000.