Cornerstones of Cost Management (Cornerstones Series)
Author: Don R. Hansen, Maryanne M. Mowen
Publisher: Cengage Learning
An investment project has an initial cost of $260 and cash flows $75, $105, $100, and $50 for years 1 to 4 respectively. The cost of capital is 12%. What is the discounted payback period?
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