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Change the new car simulation from Example 11.4 as follows. It is the same as before for years 1 through 5, including depreciation through year 5. However, the car might sell through year 10. Each year after year 5, the company examines sales. If fewer than 45,000 cars were sold that year, there is a 50% chance the car won’t be sold after that year. Modify the model and run the simulation. Keep track of two outputs: NPV (through year 10) and the number of years of sales.

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Practical Management Science

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Chapter 11.3, Problem 19P
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Change the new car simulation from Example 11.4 as follows. It is the same as before for years 1 through 5, including depreciation through year 5. However, the car might sell through year 10. Each year after year 5, the company examines sales. If fewer than 45,000 cars were sold that year, there is a 50% chance the car won’t be sold after that year. Modify the model and run the simulation. Keep track of two outputs: NPV (through year 10) and the number of years of sales.

Summary Introduction

To modify: The new car simulation.

Introduction: Simulation model is the digital prototype of the physical model that helps to forecast the performance of the system or model in the real world.

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Formulae to determine the above table:

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