Which of the following statements is CORRECT?Select one:a. The NPV method was once the favorite of academics and business executives, but today mostauthorities regard the MIRR as being the best indicator of a project's profitability.b. If the cost of capital declines, this lowers a project's NPV.c. The NPV method is regarded by most academics as being the best indicator of a project's profitability; hence, most academics recommend that firms use only this one method.d. A project's NPV depends on the total amount of cash flows the project produces, but becausethe cash flows are discounted at the cost of capital, it does not matter if the cash flows occur early or late in the project's life.e. The NPV and IRR methods may give different recommendations regarding which of two mutually exclusive projects should be accepted, but they always give the same recommendation regarding the acceptability of a normal, independent project.