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    Investment Criteria. If you insulate your office for $10,000, you will save $1,000 a year in heating expenses. These savings will last forever.
    a. What is the NPV of the investment when the cost of capital is 8 percent? 10?
    b. What is the IRR of the investment?
    c. What is the payback period on this investment?

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    a. What is the NPV of the investment when the cost of capital is 8%? 10%?

    NPV = PV of inflows - initial investment
    The inflows are a perpetuity and so the present value is given ...

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    The solution explains how to calculate the NPV, IRR and payback period of the given investment.

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