Evaluate equivalent annual cost, Cost Accounting

An industrial drill costs $60.000 to purchase and $10,000 to install seven years ago. The market value now is $33.000 and this will decline by 12% of current value each year for the next 3 years. Operating and maintenance costs are estimated to be $3400 this year, and are expected to increase by $500 per year. How much should the EAC (Equivalent annual cost) of a new drill be over its economic life to justify replacing the old one sometime in the next three years? The MARR is 10%

 

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