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Norcross Textile Company is considering automating its piece-goods screen printing system at a cost of $20000 The firm expects to phase out the new printing system at the end of five years due to

Norcross Textile Company is considering automating its piece-goods screen printing system at a cost of $20,000. The firm expects to phase out the new printing system at the end of five years due to changes in style. At that time, the firm could scrap the system for $2,000 in today’s dollars. The expected net savings due to automation also are in today’s dollars (constant dollars) as follows:

End ofCash FlowYear(in constant $)1$15,000217,0003–514,000

The system qualifies as a five-year MACRS property and will be depreciated accordingly. The expected average general inflation rate over the next five years is approximately 5% per year. The firm will finance the entire project by borrowing at 10%. The scheduled repayment of the loan will be as follows:

End ofPrincipalInterestYearPaymentPayment1$6,042$2,00026,6473,39637,311731

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