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1.Office Automation, Inc, must choose between two copiers, the XX40 of the ... The real after-tax cost for the RH45 will be $150 per year. All cash flows occur at the end of the year. The inflation rate is expected to be 5 percent per year, and the nominal discount rate is 14 percent. Which copier should the company choose? 2.Hagar Industrial Systems Company (HISC) is trying to decide between two different conveyor belt systems. System A costs $360,000, has a four-year life, and requires $105,000 in pretax annual operating costs. System B costs $480,000, has a six-year life, and requires $65,000 in pretax annual operating costs. Both systems are to be depreciated straight-line to zero over their lives and will have zero salvage value. Whichever system is chosen, it will not be replaced when it wears out. If the tax rate is 34 percent adn the discount rate is 11 percent, which system should the firm choose? 3.Phillips industries run a small manufacturing operation. For this fiscal year it expects real net cash flows of $155,000. Phillips is an ongoing operation, but it expects competitive pressures to erode its real net cash flows at 5 percent per year in perpetuity. The appropriate real discount rate for Phillips is 11 percent. All net cash flows are received at year-end. What is the present value of the net cash flows from Phillip?s operations?

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