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Posted by Alex on Monday, May 16, 2011 at 6:27pm.

Appalachian Coal Mining believes that it can increase labor productivity and, there-fore, net revenue by reducing air pollution in its mines. It estimates that the marginal cost function for reducing pollution by installing additional capital equipment is MC 40P where P represents a reduction of one unit of pollution in the mines. It also feels that for every unit of pollution reduction the marginal increase in revenue ( MR) is MR 1,000 10P How much pollution reduction should Appalachian Coal Mining undertake?

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