05-FE001 WP Consider a palletizer at a bottling plant that has a first cost of $150,000, operating and maintenance costs of $17,500 per year, and an estimated net salvage value

of $25,000 at the end of 30 years. Assume an interest rate of 8%. What is the annual equivalent cost of the investment if the planning horizon is 30 years? a. $29,760 b. $30,600 c. $31,980 d. $35,130

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