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    Five investment alternatives have the following returns and standard deviations of returns.
    Alternative Expected Value Deviation
    A. . . . . . . . . . . $ 5,000 $1,200
    B. . . . . . . . . . . 4,000 600
    C. . . . . . . . . . . 4,000 800
    D. . . . . . . . . . . 8,000 3,200
    E. . . . . . . . . . . 10,000 900
    Using the coefficient of variation, rank the five alternatives from lowest risk to highest risk.

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    Coefficient of Variation
    Five investment alternatives have the following returns and standard deviations of returns.

    Alternative Expected Value Standard deviations
    A. . . . . ...

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    This solution is comprised of a detailed explanation to compute the coefficient of variation and rank the five alternatives from lowest risk to highest risk.

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