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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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