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7th Edition
Maryanne M. Mowen + 2 others
ISBN: 9781337115773
Textbook Problem
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Mutually exclusive capital budgeting projects are those that

  1. a. if accepted or rejected do not affect the cash flows of other projects.
  2. b. if accepted will produce a negative NPV.
  3. c. if rejected preclude the acceptance of all other competing projects.
  4. d. if accepted preclude the acceptance of all other competing projects.
  5. e. if rejected imply that all other competing projects have a positive NPV.

To determine

Identify the correct statement with respect to mutually exclusive projects.

Explanation

Mutually Exclusive Projects:

When acceptance of a project disqualifies all other competing projects, it is known as a mutually exclusive project. The acceptance of a mutually exclusive project affects the cash flows of other projects

d.

Acceptance of a mutually exclusive project impedes the acceptance of all other contesting projects. Therefore, option d is the correct answer.

a.

Acceptance of a mutually exclusive project affects the cash flows of other projects. Therefore, option a is incorrect.

b...

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