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Two study-enhancement academic products from Hoefert & Laughlin, Inc., X and Y, are alike in every way except

that the sales of Y will start low and rise throughout its life, while sales of X will be the same each year. Total sales volume over their five-year lives will be the same, as will selling prices, unit variable costs, cash fixed costs, and the initial investment. Assuming the same required rate of return for each academic product, the Net Present Value (NPV) of product X:

A. will always be less than that of product Y.

B. will always be the same as that of product Y.

C. will always be greater than that of product Y. 

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