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Consider a market in which Bert from problem 4 is the buyer and Ernie from problem 5 is the seller. a. Use Ernie's supply schedule and Bert’s demand schedule to find the quantity supplied and quantity demanded at prices of $2,$4, and $6. Which of these prices brings supply and demand into equilibrium? b. What are consumer surplus, producer surplus, and total surplus in this equilibrium? c. If Ernie produced and Bert consumed one fewer bottle of water, what would happen to total surplus? d. If Ernie produced and Bert consumed one additional bottle of water, what would happen to total surplus?
NPV for varying costs of capital Dane Cosmetics is evaluating a new fragrance mixing machine. The machine requires an initial investment of $24,000 and will generate after-tax cash inflows of$5,000 per year for 8 years. For each of the costs of capital listed, (1) calculate the net present value (NPV), (2) indicate whether to accept or reject the machine, and (3) explain your decision. c. The cost of capital is 14%.