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A corporation has promised payments to its bondholders that total $100. The company believes that there is an 85% chance that the cash flow will be sufficient to meet these claims. However, there is a 15% chance that cash flows will fall short, in which case total earnings are expected to be $65. If the bonds sell in the market for $84, what is an estimate of the bankruptcy costs for the corporation? Assume a cost of debt of 10%.

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