Question: Walker Shuttle Service Inc is considering whether to purchase an

Walker Shuttle Service, Inc., is considering whether to purchase an additional shuttle van. The van would cost $36,000 and have a zero salvage value. It would enable the company to increase net income by $5,400 per year. The manufacturer estimates the van’s effective life as five years.

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a. Determine the unadjusted rate of return based on the average cost of the investment.
b. What is the shortcoming of using the unadjusted rate of return to evaluate investment opportunities?




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