The director of capital budgeting for a firm has recognized two mutually exclusive projects, A and B, with the following expected net cash flows:
Expected Net Cash Flows
Year Project A Project B
0 ($100) ($100)
1 70 10
2 50 60
3 20 80
Together of the projects have a cost of capital of 14 percent.
(i) What is the regular payback period (in years) for Project B?
(ii) What is Project A's net present value (NPV)?