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Calculating the NPV of given investment

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The management of Opry Company, a wholesale distributor of suntan products, is considering the purchase of a \$25,000 machine that would reduce operating costs in its warehouse by \$4,000 per year. At the end of the machine's 10-year useful life, it will have no scrap value. The company's required rate of return is 12%

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(Ignore income taxes)

1. Determine the net present value of the investment in the machine.
2. What is the difference between the total, un-discounted cash inflows and cash outflows over the entire life of the machine?

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Solution calculates NPV of the given investment. It also calculates the difference between the total, un-discounted cash inflows and cash outflows over the entire life of the machine.

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1.Determine the net present value of the investment in the machine.

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