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    New York Key is planning a $50 million expansion. The expansion is to be financed by selling $20 million in new debt and $30 million in new common stock. The before-tax required rate of return on debt is 9%, and the required rate of return on equity is 13.75%. If the company is in the 40% tax bracket, what is New York Key's weighted marginal cost of capital?

    a) 7.5%
    b) 9.2%
    c) 10.4%
    d) 13.8%.

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    This solution shows step-by-step calculations to determine New York's weighted marginal cost of capital using the rate of return on debt, required rate of return on equity as well as the tax bracket.