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Which one of the four projects should Benson Co. choose based on the same criteria of using the coefficient of variation?

Liberty Corp. was set up to take large risks and is willing to take the greatest risk possible. Benson Co. is more typical of the average corporation and is risk averse.

Which of the following four projects should Liberty Corp. choose? Compute the coefficients of variation to help you make your decision.
Which one of the four projects should Benson Co. choose based on the same criteria of using the coefficient of variation?

Project Returns:expected Value Standard Deviation
1 628,000 935,000
2 783,000 404,000
3 85,000 125,000
4 148,000 99,000

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This solution advises which of the following four projects should Liberty Corp. choose. It also computes the coefficients of variation to help you make your decision.

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