A machine shop owner wants to buy a CNC turning machine and his options are models X, Y and Z. Through consultation with the experts the major factors to evaluate each option are determined as Cost (C), Quality of Surface Treatment (QST), and Setting Accuracy (SA). Cost criterion is considered in three parts; Fixed Cost (FC), Annual Maintenance Cost (AMC) and Operation Cost per minute (CC). The weights associated with these criteria are obtained using the associated procedure within AHP. The weights as well as the values for each candidate machine for these criteria are determined by this expert group as displayed in the table. Determine which machine you would recommend to the shop owner using the data provided in the table below.