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# Answer to Question #273941 in Civil and Environmental Engineering for Alan Enrico V Tuib

Question #273941

A company just purchased an intelligent robot, which has a first cost of $80,000. Since the robot is unique in its capabilities, the company expects to be able to sell it in 4 years for$95,000. (a) If the

company spends $10,000 per year in maintenance and operation of the robot, what will the company’s MACRS depreciation charge be in year 2? Assume the recovery period for robots is 5 years and the company’s MARR is 16% per year when the inflation rate is 9% per year. (b) Determine the book value of the robot at the end of year 2. 1 Expert's answer 2021-12-06T22:23:02-0500 It asks about the depreciation for the 3rd year, The changes in depreciation for 5 years would be as: 20%, 32%, 19.2%, 11.52% and 5.76% The change in 3rd year is of 19.2% because of which depreciation would be 19.2% of 284,000 =$54528

"(a)D \n2\n\u200b\t\n =80,000(0.32)= \\$\n25\n,\n600" "(b)BV \n2\n\u200b\t\n =80,000\u201380,000(0.20+0.32)" "=80,000\u201341,600" "= \\$\n38\n,\n400"

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