For my practice problems I have been assigned. Crane Inc. is considering replacing the equipment it uses to produce to cranes.

For my practice problems I have been assigned. Any help or tips on how to solve these problems is very appreciated

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Crane Inc. is considering replacing the equipment it uses to produce to cranes. The equipment would cost $1.37 million, have a 12-year life, and lower manufacturing costs by an estimated $310,000 per year. The equipment will be depreciated using straight-line to a book value of zero. The required rate of return is 15% and the tax rate is 35%. Calculate the net income for this proposed project. (Round to two decimal places)

2 . Megatrac Co. is evaluating tow different machines. Machine A costs $215,000 has a four year life, and has a pretax operating costs of $40,000 per year. Machine B costs $270,000, has a six-year life, and a has a pretax operating cost of $10,000 per year. Both machines use straight line depreciation to zero over the project’s life and assume a salvage value of $20,000. The company has a 35% tax rate and a discount rate of 12%. Calculate the equivalent annual cost for Machine A. (Enter a positive number and round to 2 decimals)

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