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Solve the following problem using excel: The program is estimated to require a 10-year commitment to fully achieve the desired result. Analyze the following information using both the Net Present Value (NPV) method and the Internal Rate of Return (IRR) method.

(I have already worked and solved this problem, however as it is complex and contains a large number of values to be calculated, I want to be sure that I applied all appropriate concepts correctly.)

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