# Problem 7-24 Expansion Decisions Applied Nanotech is thinking about introducing a new surface cleaning machine.

| October 3, 2018

Problem 7-24 Expansion DecisionsApplied Nanotech is thinking about introducing a new surface cleaning machine. The marketing department has come up with the estimate that Applied Nanotech can sell 15 units per year at \$305,000 net cash flow per unit for the next five years. The engineering department has come up with the estimate that developing the machine will take a \$15 million initial investment. The finance department has estimated that a 16 percent discount rate should be used.a. What is the base-case NPV? (Enter your answer in dollars, not millions of dollars, i.e. 1,234,567. Negative amount should be indicated by a minus sign. Do not round intermediate calculations and round your final answer to 2 decimal places. (e.g., 32.16))Base-case NPV \$b. If unsuccessful, after the first year the project can be dismantled and will have an aftertax salvage value of \$11 million. Also, after the first year, expected Cashflows will be revised up to 20 units per year or to 0 units, with equal probability. What is the revised NPV? (Enter your answer in dollars, not millions of dollars, i.e. 1,234,567. Do not round intermediate calculations and round your final answer to 2 decimal places. (e.g., 32.16))Revised NPV \$

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