Question: Goltra Clinic is considering investing in new heart monitoring e

Goltra Clinic is considering investing in new heart-monitoring equipment. It has two options: Option A would have an initial lower cost but would require a significant expenditure for rebuilding after 4 years. Option B would require no rebuilding expenditure, but its maintenance costs would be higher. Since the Option B machine is of initial higher quality, it is expected to have a salvage value at the end of its useful life. The following estimates were made of the cash flows. The company’s cost of capital is 8%.


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(a) Compute the (1) net present value, (2) profitability index, and (3) internal rate of return for each option.
(b) Which option should beaccepted?
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