# Answer to Question #47356 in Other Economics for Nate

Question #47356

There are two choices for replacing a punch press. The basic model has a useful life

of 8 years while the deluxe model has a useful life of 12 years.

The analysis period for this problem under the Annual Worth criterion is:

Answer

a. 24 years for both.

b. 4 years. for basic and 6 years for deluxe.

c. 8 years for basic and 12 years for deluxe.

d. 20 years.

of 8 years while the deluxe model has a useful life of 12 years.

The analysis period for this problem under the Annual Worth criterion is:

Answer

a. 24 years for both.

b. 4 years. for basic and 6 years for deluxe.

c. 8 years for basic and 12 years for deluxe.

d. 20 years.

Expert's answer

The annual equivalent worth (AE) criterion provides an alternative basis for measuring the worth of an investment by determining equal payments on an annual basis.

The analysis period for this problem under the Annual Worth criterion is 8 years for basic and 12 years for deluxe.

So, the right answer is c.

The analysis period for this problem under the Annual Worth criterion is 8 years for basic and 12 years for deluxe.

So, the right answer is c.

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