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WACC represents the combined cost of debt and equity
The free cash flows in Discounted Cash Flow (DCF) Analysis are normally discounted using the weighted average cost of capital, WACC.
r(d)(1 - company's tax rate) is the post tax cost of debt.
You simply can't go to a corporate finance or asset management interview without knowing this formula. It is basic and fundamental.
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