Principles of Finance Written
The discussion activity for Module 6 entails computing net present value (NPV) and internal rate of return (IRR) and solving capital budgeting problems. For your computations, you can use the interest tables provided in the textbook’s appendixes, software such as Excel, a financial calculator, or any of the pertinent computer programs included with South-Western’s Investment Analysis Calculator. (LINK: http://www.swlearning.com/finance/investment_calculator/mainmenu.htm) [Hint: Most useful for solving NPV and IRR problems with the Investment Analysis Calculator are programs under the sections Financial Calculator and Rate of Return (Dollar-Weighted or IRR).] Note: Before beginning the discussion activity for Module 6, be sure to study carefully Chapter 22, “Capital Budgeting.” Here are the steps to follow: Using the computation tool(s) of your choice to determine NPV or IRR, answer the eight capital budgeting problems found at the following link: Capital Budgeting Problems In Discussion Forum 4, post solutions to any two (2) of the problems you answered in Step 1 (see “Ground Rules” below). Please identify the problems clearly by number, and title your posting “Problems [X] and [Y]/[Your Name].” Post your solutions by the date indicated in the Course Calendar.