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Economic Analysis: Net Present Value

What would be the present value of an item that has a salvage value of $25,000 at the end of five years? Assume a discount rate of 3.8% for an end-of-year factor. Carry calculations to four decimal places.

A - $24,085

B - $24,050

C - $25,950

D - $20,747

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To answer this question we first need to understand the concept of Net Present Value. Since money now is always worth more than money one year from now, we ...

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How to calculate the value of an item with a known salvage value at the end of 5 years and a given discount rate.