Refer to the Arpegio Products Data Set. Calculate the DVR project’s payback period. If the DVR project had a residual value of $ 100,000, would the payback period change? Explain and recalculate if necessary. Does this investment pass Arpegio’s payback period screening rule?

Arpegio Products Data Set.
Arpegio Products is considering producing MP3 players and digital video recorders (DVRs). The products require different specialized machines, each costing $ 1 million. Each machine has a five- year life and zero residual value. The two products have different patterns of predicted net cash inflows:

Arpegio will consider making capital investments only if the payback period of the project is less than 3.5 years and the ARR exceeds8%.

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