# A company is considering replacing an old piece of machinery, which cost $675,000 and has $380,000 of

## Question:

A company is considering replacing an old piece of machinery, which cost $675,000 and has $380,000 of accumulated depreciation to date, with a new machine that has a purchase price of $825,000. The old machine could be sold for $300,000. The annual variable production costs associated with the old machine are estimated to be $85,000 per year for 8 years. The annual variable production costs for the new machine are estimated to be $25,000 per year for 8 years.

a. Prepare a differential analysis dated December 10 to determine whether to continue with (Alternative 1) or replace (Alternative 2) the old machine.

b. What is the sunk cost in this situation?

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**ISBN:** 9780357714041

16th Edition

**Authors:** Carl S. Warren, Jefferson P. Jones, William Tayler