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    B5. (Expected return and risk) General Eclectic Corporation is considering three possible capital
    investment projects. The projected returns depend on the future state of the economy as
    given here.
    a. Calculate each project's expected return, variance, and standard deviation.
    b. Rank the projects on the basis of (1) expected return and (2) risk. Which project would
    you choose?
    PROJECTED RETURN

    State of the Probability of
    Economy Occurrence 1 2 3

    Recession 0.20 10% 8% 12%

    Stable 0.60 15 13 10

    Boom 0.20 21 25 8

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    B5. (Expected return and risk) General Eclectic Corporation is considering three possible capital
    investment projects. The projected returns depend on the future state of the economy as
    given here.
    a. Calculate each project's expected return, variance, and standard deviation.
    b. Rank the projects on the basis of (1) expected return and (2) risk. Which project would
    you choose?
    PROJECTED RETURN

    State of the Probability of
    Economy Occurrence 1 2 3

    Recession 0.20 10% 8% 12%

    Stable ...

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