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Cash flows from asset sale upon project completion

Which of the following statements is correct?

a. An asset that is sold for less than book value at the end of a project's life will generate a loss for the firm and will cause an actual cash outflow attributable to the project.
b. Only incremental cash flows are relevant in project analysis and the proper incremental cash flows are the reported accounting profits because they form the true basis for investor and managerial decisions.
c. It is unrealistic to expect that increases in net operating working capital required at the start of an expansion project are simply recovered at the project's completion. Thus, these cash flows are included only at the start of a project.
d. Equipment sold for more than its book value at the end of a project's life will increase income and, despite increasing taxes, will generate a greater cash flow than if the same asset is sold at book value.
e. None of the statements above is correct.

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d. Equipment sold for more than its book value at the end of a project's life will ...

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The solution provides calculations to support the answer about the cash flow effects of the sale of an asset at the end of a project.

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