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(Expected return and risk) Procter & Gamble is considering three possible capital investment projects. The projected returns depend on the future...

(Expected return and risk) Procter & Gamble is considering three possible capital investment
projects. The projected returns depend on the future state of the economy as given
here.
a. Calculate each project's expected return, variance, and standard deviation.
b. Rank the projects on the basis of (1) expected return and (2) risk. Which project would
you choose?
PROJECTED RETURN
State of the Probability of
Economy Occurrence 1 2 3
Recession 0.1 9% 3% 15%
Stable 0.7 13 10 11
Boom 0.2 17 22 5

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