Equation illustrates the relationship in between PVA_{n}, A, K and n. So manipulating this a bit:
We find that
A = PVA_{n} [(k (1 + k)^{n})/((1 +k)^{n} - 1)]
[(k (1 + k)^{n})/((1 +k)^{n} - 1)] in equation 13 is inverse of PVIFA_{k,n} and is termed as the capital recovery factor.