### Leasing computers at persistent learning

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Problem:

Case Study: Leasing Computers at Persistent Learning, Harvard Business School, 9-108-014.

Discuss the difference between FMV and operating leases and show why one is the choice over the other in the case study. Ensure that all calculations are correct and that the conclusions are substantiated by what you found at year end for each of the years.

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