# Transcribed Image Text: a. Assuming that the desired rate of return is 20%, determine the net present value for the proposal. Use the table of the present value of \$1

Transcribed Image Text: a. Assuming that the desired rate of return is 20%, determine the net present value for the proposal. Use the table of the present value of \$1 presented above. If
required, round to the nearest dollar. If required, use the minus sign to indicate a negative net present value.
Present value of net cash flow
174,520 x
Amount to be invested
150,000 x
Net present value
24,520 x
b. Would management be likely to look with favor on the proposal?
Yes v
because the net present value indicates that the return on the proposal is greater v than the minimum desired rate of return of 20%. Transcribed Image Text: The following data are accumulated by Geddes Company in evaluating the purchase of \$99,000 of equipment, having a four-year useful life:
Net Income
Net Cash Flow
Year 1
\$38,000
\$64,000
Year 2
23,000
49,000
Year 3
11,000
37,000
Year 4
(1,000)
25,000
Present Value of \$1 at Compound Interest
Year
6%
10%
12%
15%
20%
1
0.943
0.909
0.893
0.870
0.833
2
0.890
0.826
0.797
0.756
0.694
3
0.840
0.751
0.712
0.658
0.579
4
0.792
0.683
0.636
0.572
0.482
5
0.747
0.621
0.567
0.497
0.402
0.705
0.564
0.507
0.432
0.335
7
0.665
0.513
0.452
0.376
0.279
8
0.627
0.467
0.404
1.40
0.327
0.233
9
0.592
0.424
0.361
0.284
0.194
10
0.558
0.386
0.322
0.247
0.162
a. Assuming that the desired rate of return is 20%, determine the net present value for the proposal. Use the table of the present value of \$1 presented above. If
required, round to the nearest dollar. If required, use the minus sign to indicate a negative net present value.
Present value of net cash flow
174,520 x
Amount to be invested
150,000 x