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# Carlyle Inc. is considering two mutually exclusive projects.

Last updated: 7/14/2022

Carlyle Inc. is considering two mutually exclusive projects. Both require an initial investment of $14,200 at t = 0. Project S has an life of 2 years with after-tax cash inflows of $7,400 and $13,600 at the end of Years 1 and 2, respectively. In addition, Project S repeated at the end of Year 2 with no changes in its cash flows. Project L has an expected life of 4 years with after-tax cash inflows $6,000 at the end of each of the next 4 years. Each project has a WACC of 9%. What is the equivalent annual annuity of the most profitable project? Do not round your intermediate calculations. a. $1,358.20 b. $2,294.25 c. $1,616.90 d. $2,156.59 e. $2,454.85