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    (Future investment option) You are evaluating an investment in a carpet cleaning business
    in Plattsburgh, NY. The NPV of the investment is −$2 million. For an additional outlay of
    $0.1 million, you will have the option to add additional carpet cleaning businesses in the
    region. If circumstances are favorable (probability = 0.5), the expansion option has an NPV
    of $5 million. If circumstances are unfavorable (probability = 0.5), the expansion option
    has an NPV of 0. What is the total NPV of the investment, including the cost and expected
    value of the expansion option?

    (Cash budgeting) Tulsa Well Supply Company has a cash balance at the end of June of
    $1,200,000, and it predicts the net cash flows (in $1,000s) given here for the next six
    months. If Tulsa must keep a cash balance of at least $1,000,000 at all times, when and
    how much will it need to borrow to maintain this minimum cash balance?

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    (Future investment option) You are evaluating an investment in a carpet cleaning business
    in Plattsburgh, NY. The NPV of the investment is −$2 million. For an additional outlay of
    $0.1 million, you will have the option to add additional carpet cleaning businesses in the
    region. If circumstances are favorable (probability = 0.5), the expansion option has an NPV
    of $5 million. If circumstances are unfavorable (probability = 0.5), the expansion option
    has an ...

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