Automated Welding Services, Inc. (AWS) business has been growing and they need to raise their
automation to the next level. They have collected data on five alternative machines/processes for which
the data is shown below. Only a single alternative will be selected. AWS uses a 5-year time horizon for
project justifications. Submit your solution in a spreadsheet.
a. Determine which will offer the largest internal rate of return for AWS.
b. Determine using internal rates of return which will offer the largest monetary benefit to AWS if their
MARR is 12%.
c. What is the difference between parts a and b?
Investment in year 0
Annual Cash Flow
Salvage value in last year
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