# a.The NPV rule recommends rejecting the deal while the IRR rule recommends accep

a.The NPV rule recommends rejecting the deal while the IRR rule recommends accepting the deal, and according to the class notes the deal should be accepted.

b.The NPV rule recommends accepting the deal while the IRR rule recommends rejecting the deal, and according to the class notes the deal should be accepted.

c.Both the NPV rule and the IRR rule recommend rejecting the deal, and according to the class notes the deal should be rejected.

d.Both the NPV rule and the IRR rule recommend accepting the deal, and according to the class notes the deal should be accepted.

e.None of the above

2. What is the discounted payback period of a project requiring an initial investment of $12,000 and producing daily positive cash flows that are summarized as $7,000 at the end of each of the next 4 years (i.e., at t = 1, t = 2, t = 3, and t = 4). Assume the cost of capital is 17% per year. Choose the closest answer.

a.1.71 years

b.2.79 years

c.2.26 years

d.2.21 years