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ALGS Inc. wants to purchase a new machine for $29,...

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ALGS Inc. wants to purchase a new machine for $29,800, excluding $1,550 of installation costs. The old machine was bought five years ago and had an expected economic life of 10 years without salvage value. This old machine now has a book value of $2,100, and ALGS Inc. expects to sell it for that amount. The new machine would decrease operating costs by $8,320 each year of its economic life. The straight-line depreciation method would be used for the new machine, for a five-year period with no salvage value. Instructions (Round computations 0 decimal places, e.g. 125 and cash payback period to 1 decimal place, e.g. 10.5 and for internal rate of return to 0 decimal places, e.g. 10.. Round computations for Discount Factor to 5 decimal places.) (a) Determine the cash payback period. years (b) Determine the approximate internal rate of return. % (c) Assuming the company has a required rate of return of 10%, state your conclusion on whether the new machine should be purchased. The investment be accepted

 

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