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Posted by on Friday, May 22, 2009 at 3:35am.

The XYZ corporation is planning to purchase an extruder at a purchase price of $350,000. XYZ plans to make down payment of 25% of the first cost of the extruder and to make a 7 year,10% yearly payment loan for the rest of the first cost of the extruder. XYZ believes that the extruder can be sold for $75,000 at the end of its 15 year service life. The new extruder will increase XYZ's annual income by $90,000. Maintenance and operating costs are expected to be $4000 during the first year and to increase by $1200 each year. XYZ uses a before tax MARR of 12% for its preliminary economic studies. What is the before tax present worth of the extruder to XYZ?

  • economics cost analysis - , Friday, May 22, 2009 at 9:50am

    Have you considered using a spreadsheet to calculate this?

    Present value of 75K(fifteen years hence)+value of 90k/yr spread over fifteen years-operating and maintenance costs spread over years.

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