# firm-level marginal cost and average cost functions

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economics
For example the productive needs of the firm would be to set (Marginal Revenue = Marginal Costs (MR = MC) and create excess profits for the firm. However, as far as what is in the best interests of society it might be Price or (Average Revenue) = MC. Give the answers of both ...

The overall (weighted average) cost of capital is composed of a weighted average of : a)The cost of common equity and the cost of debt b)The cost of common equity and the cost of preferred stock c)The cost of preferred stock and the cost of debt d)The cost of common equity, ...

accounting
The overall (weighted average) cost of capital is composed of a weighted average of : a)The cost of common equity and the cost of debt b)The cost of common equity and the cost of preferred stock c)The cost of preferred stock and the cost of debt d)The cost of common equity, ...

Financial Management
Coogly Company is attempting to identify its weighted average cost of capital for the coming year and has hired you to answer some questions they have about the process. They have asked you to present this information in a PowerPoint presentation to the company’s management ...

math
At a production level of 1400 items, the total cost is \$7250 and the marginal cost is \$25. Use this information to estimate the costs of producing the following number of items. Your answers should be whole numbers. a) 1401 items . b) 1399 items . c) 1450 items .

Microeconomics
Producing paper creates pollution. The efficient quantity of paper is when the A. marginal social benefit of paper is equal to zero. B. marginal social cost of the pollution from making paper is equal to zero. C. marginal social of paper is equal to the marginal social cost of...

I need my answers checked for this question, thanks. A firm's production function: Q = 100 K^0.5 L^0.5 During the last production period, the firm operated efficiently and used input rates of 100 and 25 for labor and capital respectively. (a) What is the marginal product of ...

Basic math for science
A sportswear manufacture determines that the marginal cost of producing x worm-up suits is given in dollars by 20-0.015x.if the cost of producing one suits is \$25,find the cost function and the cost of producing 50 suits and 100 suits

pre-calculus
Callaway golf Company has determined that the marginal cost C of manufacturing x Big Bertha Golf clubs may be expressed by the quadratic function: C(x) = 4.9^2 - 617.4x + 19,600 How many clubs should be produced to minimize marginal cost?

Economic
Suppose a firm has a constant marginal cost of\$10 the current price of the product is \$25, and at that price, it is estimated that the price elasticity of demand is -3.0. Is the firm charging the optimal price for the product? Demonstrate how you know.

Economics
The following is a cost function for clinic visits in a small inner city clinic: a.Determine the marginal cost for each level of output. b.If the price per visit is given to be \$25, at what level of visits will the maximum profit position be? What are the profits at this level...

Economics
PLEASE PLEASE HELP!!!! 1.WITH THE HELP OF DIAGRAMS,MAKE A DISTIOTION BETWEEN PERFECT COMPETITION AND MONOPOLOY IN THE SHORT AND LONG RUN 2.SUPPOSE A PROFIT MAXING FIRM IS PRODUCING AT AN OUTPUT LEVEL AT WHICH THE PRICE OF ITS PRODUCT IS LESS THAN THE AVERAGE TOTAL COST OF ...

Calculus
Marginal Cost Businesses can buy multiple licenses for data compression software at a total cost of approximately C(x) = 96x2/3 dollars for x licenses. Find the derivative of this cost function at the following values x=8 and x=64 I do not know where to start?

Brief calculus
The marginal cost of producing the xth box of CDs is given by 9 − x/(x^2 + 1)^2. The total cost to produce 2 boxes is \$1,200. Find the total cost function C(x). I'm getting 9x-(1/(x^2 - 1))+1181.9 but i guess its wrong

Microeconomics
Monopolistic Competition A profit-maximizing firm in a monopolistically competitive maket is characterized by which of the following: A. Average revenue exceeds marginal revenue. B. Marginal revenue exceeds average revenue, C. Average revenue is equal to marginal revenue. D. ...

Economics
A firm with monoply power has the demand curve: P = 100 - 3Q + 4A^1/2 And has the total cost function: C = 4Q^2 + 10Q + A where A is the level of advertising expenditures. P is price, Q is output. How do I find the values of A, Q, and P that maximize the firm's profit?

Finance
A firm has an opportunity to invest in a new device that will replace two of the firm’s older machines. The new device costs \$570,000 and requires an additional outlay of \$30,000 to cover installation and shipping. The new device will cause the firm to increase its net ...

Micro economics
Consider a firm with the following production function: q = (ak+bl)^(1/2) The firm's total costs can be written as C = F + rk + wl 1. Calculate the firm's contingent factor demand. Illustrate it in a graph including the firm's isoquant map 2. Assume that r/w > a/b. Find the...

economics
Ever Kleen Pool Services provides weekly swimming pool maintenance in Atlanta.  Dozens of firms provide this service.  The service is standardized;each company cleans the pool and maintains the proper levels of chemicals in the water. The service is typically sold as a ...

economics
The government is trying to adopt a strategy that would optimize the pollution abatement policy of lead in an industrial region. The government estimated the Marginal social benefit curve as MSB=10000-qlead and the marginal cost of abatement as MCA=650+0.25qlead . where qlead ...

Management & Economics
a producer of light bulbs claims to have the folllowing production function: Q=10L*G. a) what is the marginal product of labor? or glass? b)Draw the relavant isoquant map and isocost line if the cost of labor is \$4 per work-hour and the cost of glass is \$4 per pound and 90 ...

Algebra
The average cost per drink can be found by dividing the total cost (.25x+250=total cost) by the number of drinks sold (x). Write an equation that shows the average cost per drink.

q
2. Given a firm’s demand function, P = 24 - 0.5Q and the average cost function, AC = Q2 – 8Q + 36 + 3/Q, calculate the level of output Q which a) maximizes total revenue b) maximizes profits

Accounting
Your firm uses return on assets (ROA) to evaluate investment centers and is considering changing the valuation basis of assets from historical cost to current value. When the historical cost of the asset is updated, a price index is used to approximate replacement value. For ...

accounting
a merchandising company wants to include the cost of operating its warehouse in the cost of inventory. The company’s controller argues that the cost of the warehouse is a reasonable and necessary cost of getting the inventory ready for sale and, therefore, should be included...

accounting
a merchandising company wants to include the cost of operating its warehouse in the cost of inventory. The company’s controller argues that the cost of the warehouse is a reasonable and necessary cost of getting the inventory ready for sale and, therefore, should be included...

accounting
A merchandising company wants to include the cost of operating its warehouse in the cost of inventory. The company’s controller argues that the cost of the warehouse is a reasonable and necessary cost of getting the inventory ready for sale and, therefore, should be included...

accounting
a merchandising company wants to include the cost of operating its warehouse in the cost of inventory. The company’s controller argues that the cost of the warehouse is a reasonable and necessary cost of getting the inventory ready for sale and, therefore, should be included...

Microeconomics
Diminishing marginal product suggests that: A: Additioanl units of output become less costly as more output is produced. B: Marginal cost is upward-sloping. C: The firm is at full capacity D: All of the above are correcr I am not sure how to answer this one? Would B be the ...

MircroEconomics - Production & Cost
Please check my answers if they are correct! If not, please make corrections. Thank you! Bob, owner of Bob’s Auto, sells cars. The number of car sales is represented by y. Bob buys autos at a price of A each and has no other costs. He only buys as many cars as he sells. a) ...

economics
1. Given a firm’s demand function, P = 24 - 0.5Q and the average cost function, AC = Q2 – 8Q + 36 + 3/Q, calculate the level of output Q which a) maximizes total revenue b) maximizes profits

economics
2. Given a firm’s demand function, P = 24 - 0.5Q and the average cost function, AC = Q2 – 8Q + 36 + 3/Q, calculate the level of output Q which a) maximizes total revenue b) maximizes profits

engineering
Given a firm’s demand function, P = 24 - 0.5Q and the average cost function, AC = Q2 – 8Q + 36 + 3/Q, calculate the level of output Q which a) maximizes total revenue b) maximizes profits

economics
2. Given a firm’s demand function, P = 24 - 0.5Q and the average cost function, AC = Q2 – 8Q + 36 + 3/Q, calculate the level of output Q which a) maximizes total revenue b) maximizes profits

ECONOMICS
Q2) Given a firm’s demand function, P = 24 - 0.5Q and the average cost function, AC = Q2 – 8Q + 36 + 3/Q, calculate the level of output Q which: a) maximizes total revenue b) maximizes profits

manaegerial economics
iven a firm’s demand function, P = 24 - 0.5Q and the average cost function, AC = Q2 – 8Q + 36 + 3/Q, calculate the level of output Q which a) maximizes total revenue b) maximizes pr

Economics
There are three industrial firms in Happy Vally. Initial Cost of Reducing Firm Pollution Level Pollution by 1 unit A 70 units \$20 B 80 units \$25 C 50 units \$10 The government wants to reduce pollution to 120 units, so it gives each firm 40 tradable pollution permits. Basically...

Economics
There are three industrial firms in Happy Vally. Initial Cost of Reducing Firm Pollution Level Pollution by 1 unit A 70 units \$20 B 80 units \$25 C 50 units \$10 The government wants to reduce pollution to 120 units, so it gives each firm 40 tradable pollution permits. Basically...

Economics
Suppose a market with two sellers Seller 1 has a marginal cost of c1=20q1 and seller 2 has a marginal cost of c2=40q2 Find the market supply curve in a competitive market where the price = c1= c2

fin/370
The target capital structure for Jowers Manufacturing is 51% common stock, 20% preferred stock, and 29% debt. If the cost of common equity for the firm is 20.8%, the cost of preferred stock is 11.8%, and the before tax cost of debt is 10.8%, what is the cost of capital? The ...

Economics
a firm in a purely competitive industry is currently producing a 1000 unir per day at a total cost of \$450. if the firm produced 800 units per day, it total cost will be \$300, and it it produced 500 units per day, it total cost will be \$275. Requirements: (1) what are the firm...

introduction to accounting
a merchandising company wants to include the cost of operating its warehouse in the cost of inventory. The company’s controller argues that the cost of the warehouse is a reasonable and necessary cost of getting the inventory ready for sale and, therefore, should be included...

Economics
Suppose the total output curve increases at an increasing rate for workers 1 to 50, increases at a decreasing rate from workers 51 to 101, and decreases beyond 101 workers. You would know that Choose one answer. a. marginal product is increasing from workers 1 to 50 and then ...

managerial economics
Given a firm’s demand function, P = 24 - 0.5Q and the average cost function, AC = Q2 – 8Q + 36 + 3/Q, calculate the level of output Q which a) maximizes total revenue b) maximizes profits

Microeconomics
ok so i must have not payed attention in class when we talked about asymmetric costs in cournot duopoly's, so i am stuck on a homework problem. The problem reads as follows (*Note that my notation of c simply means Marginal Cost): Consider a Cournot duopoly where inverse ...

Calculus
Total cost to manufacture q microwaves a day is C(q)=3q^2+q+48.What level of product gives the least average cost and Can a microwaves be produces for less than \$30?

calculus
suppose that c(x)=3x^3 - 12x^2 +9000x is the cost of manufacturing x items. find a production level that will minimize the average cost of making x items

Applied Calc
What is the marginal average cost function?

Finite Math
The total monthly cost (in dollars) of producing x thousand beanie babies is: C(x)= 250x + 5,000. a. What are the fixed costs? b. What is the marginal cost per beanie baby? c. What is the total cost of producing 100,000 beanie babies? d. What is the average cost per beanie ...

micro economics
pb = 70 -0.0005qb(brand name) pp = 20-0.0002qp (private label). Marginal cost is a constant \$10 per tire.quantities are measured in thousands per month and price refers to the wholesale price. marginal cost is a constant \$10 per tire. american currently sells brand name tires ...

economics
all of the following can be used to compute profit per unit except: a) price minus avg total cost. b) total profit divided by quantity. c) avg revenue minus avg total cost d) marginal profit minus marginal cost

Economics
A PURE MONOPOLIST SELLS OUTPUT FOR \$4 PER UNIT. THE MARGINAL COST IS \$3, AVERAGE VARIABLE COSTS ARE \$3.75, AND AVERAGE TOTAL COSTS ARE \$4.25. THE MARGINAL RVENUE IS \$3. WHAT IS THE SHORT RUN CONDITION FOR THE MONOPOLIST AND WHAT OUTPUT CHANGES WOULD YOU RECCOMMEND IN THE ...

Math
A company manufactirung snowboards has fixed costs of \$200 per day and total cost of \$3800 per day at a daily output of 20 boards. (A( Assuming that the total cost per day, C(x), is linearly related to the taotal out per dau,x, write an equation for the xost function (B) The ...

Social studies
Could you please check these other sets of terms. Here are the terms: scarcity cost benefit analysis marginal revenue needs incentives economy opportunity cost variable costs capitalism marginal cost food, clothing,shelter, and other things required for survival. Answer: needs...

accounting
# 1 Takers,Inc.provide the following results: 2004 2003 Units 2,400 3,000 Total Cost 19,200 24,000 What form of cost behavior is the cost above? Fixed cost, Sunk Cost, Mixed Cost or Variable Cost

Calculus
The marginal cost of a certain commodity is C'(x)= 3x^2 -36x + 120 If it costs 5 dollars to produce 1 unit, then find the total cost of producing x units is... Please how do I find the total cost?

Economics
Suppose the demand curve for a monopolist is Qd = 500 – P, and the marginal revenue function is MR = 500 -2Q. The monopolist has a constant marginal and average total cost of \$50 per unit.

Calculus
There was a typo in last question A company estimates that the cost (\$) of producing x units of a certain product is given by: C= 800 + .04x + .002x^2 Find the production level that minimizes the average cost per unit.

Managerial Economics
Auto Maintenance Services (AMS) is a small auto service outlet in a suburban area of Syracuse. In reaction to a small increase in wages that has caused the marginal cost of this auto service establishment to increase from \$25 to \$30, the owner is considering raising the prices...

economics
5. A market contains a group of identical price-taking firms. Each firm has a marginal cost curve MC(Q) = 2Q, where Q is the annual output of each firm. A study reveals that each firm will produce if the price exceeds \$20 per unit and will shut down if the price is less than \$...

economics
there are just certain things that i do not understand about the questions...(i did read A LOT last night and i did not find anything that really answered my questions)...To be more specific... suppose a competitive market consists of identical firms with a constant long run ...

Microeconomics
Maxine's Cookie Shop sells chocolate chip cookies in a perfectly competitive market for \$2 per dozen. Maxine currently produces 200 dozen cookies per day and average total cost at this level of production is \$1.75. What level of profit is this firm earning? Explain.

Economics
Suppose a firm faces a downward sloping demand curve givven by the equation 1=100-1/3P. The firm's cost function is given by the equation C=30+1/4Q^2. Find the profit maximizing level of output.

Finance
Problem 12.24 Your answer is incorrect. Try again. Chip’s Home Brew Whiskey management forecasts that if the firm sells each bottle of Snake-Bite for \$20, then the demand for the product will be 15,000 bottles per year, whereas sales will be 94 percent as high if the price ...

Calculus
Cost: C^2=x^2+98*sq rt of x + 57 Revenue:890(x-4)^2+29R^2=26,100 Find the marginal cost dC/dx at x=4

Microeconomics
If a firm has a U-Shaped long-run average cost curve, a.) its fixed cost rises as output rises. b.) it must have increasing returns to scale at low levels or production and decreasing returns to scale at high levels of production. C.) it must have increasing returns to each ...

Economics
You are planning to estimate a short-run production function for your firm, and you have collected the following data on labor usage and output. Labor usage output 3 1 7 2 9 3 11 5 17 8 17 10 20 15 24 18 26 22 28 21 30 23 (a) Does a cubic equation appear to be a suitable ...

ECON
I am working on this but, if I have part a and b wrong, all of the following question related will be wrong. Can you help me out? The market for product A has the following functions: Market demand Q=1,000-4P Market supply Q=1/2P Inverse market demand P=250-.25Q Marginal ...

algebra
Cupcakes cost \$1.50 each to produce with fixed cost of \$50. a) Express the cost C, of producing the cupcakes as a linear function of x cupcakes produced. b)Find the average cost, C=C/x and simplify appropriately. c) What is the horizontal asymptote of C? Interpret. d) Graph C ...

calculus
The marginal cost is given by C'(x)=x^(1/3)+9. If the fixed costs are ​\$175​, find the cost of producing 8 units. thank you!!

managerial eccon
Suppose that a firm is currently employing 30 workers, the only variable input, at a wage rate of \$60. The average product of labor is 30, the last worker added 12 units to total output, and total fixed cost is: \$3,600. what is the averge variable cost?

Finance
The target capital structure for QM Industries is 39% common stock 6% is preferred stock, and 55% debt. If the costs of common equity for the firm is 18.2%, and the cost of preferred stock is 9.4%, the before tax cost of debt is 7.5%, and the firms tax rate is 35% what is QM...

A manufacturer has found that marginal cost is dc/dx=3x^2-60x+400 dollars per unit when x units have been produced. The total cost of producing the first 2 units is \$900. What is the total cost of producing the first 5 units? I would integrate, you are given at x=2 the cost, ...

Microeconomics
How do changes in average and marginal productivity affaect the cost of production?

college finite math
Find the marginal average cost function: C(x)=10-e^-x

finance
the target capital structure for QM industries is 45% common stock, 5% preferred stock and 50% debt. If the cost of common equity for the firm is 18.9%, the cost of preferred stock is 10.7% and the before tax cost of debt is 7.7% and the firm's tax rate is 35% QM's WACC is_____

Economics
4 (ii) You manage Dirt Diggers, an excavating firm that excavates roadside ditches for laying drainpipes. Its output follows the production function: Q = 10L -.1L2 where L denotes labor hours and Q the length of the ditch in meters. You can hire labor at the going wage rate of...

Economics
Assume the total cost of production in a particular firm is #50000.00 while the fixed cost is #30000.00. The wages paid to each unit of labour is #2000.00. Calculate the unit of labour employed in this firm please what is the formula

Economics
The firm currently uses 70,000 workers to produce 300,000 units of output per day. The daily wage (per worker) is \$100, and the price of the firm’s output is \$30. The cost of other variable inputs is \$500,000 per day. Although you don’t know the firm’s fixed cost, you ...

Math
The firm currently uses 70,000 workers to produce 300,000 units of output per day. The daily wage (per worker) is \$100, and the price of the firm’s output is \$30. The cost of other variable inputs is \$500,000 per day. Although you don’t know the firm’s fixed cost, you ...

Finance
Spam Corp. is financed entirely by common stock and has a beta of 1.0. The firm is expected to generate a level, perpetual stream of earnings and dividends. The stock has a price-earnings ratio of 8 and a cost of equity of 12.5%. The company's stock is selling for \$50. Now the...

Suppose C(x)=x^2−6x+20 represents the costs, in hundreds, to produce x thousand pens. How many pens should be produced to minimize the cost? What is the minimum cost? Number of pens to minimize cost: Minimum Cost:

economics-micro
Suppose that a firm is the only domestic producer of a commodity and that there are no imports of the good. The firm’s total cost and demand curves are given by the following two equations: TC = 6Q + ·05Q2 : Q = 360 - 20P q) The government wishes to impose a maximum price ...

Algebra
Biologists want to set up a station to test alligators in the lake for West Nile Virus. Suppose that the costs for such a station are \$2,500 for setup costs and \$3.00 to administer each test. a. Write an expression that gives the total cost to test x animals. b. You can find ...

Algebra
2. Biologists want to set up a station to test alligators in the lake for West Nile Virus. Suppose that the costs for such a station are \$2,500 for setup costs and \$3.00 to administer each test. a. Write an expression that gives the total cost to test x animals. b. You can ...

Finance
Chip’s Home Brew Whiskey management forecasts that if the firm sells each bottle of Snake-Bite for \$20, then the demand for the product will be 15,000 bottles per year, whereas sales will be 90 percent as high if the price is raised 17 percent. Chip’s variable cost per ...

micro
which of the following statements is true of the oligopoly that can cover its varible costs and si in equilibrium? a:p=mc=atc b:p>mc c:p>mr and p=mc d:p<mc and mr=MC and WHy What is "si"? Graph an oligopolist, facing a downward sloping demand curve. Draw in your ...

Math 117
2. Biologists want to set up a station to test alligators in the lake for West Nile Virus. Suppose that the costs for such a station are \$2,500 for setup costs and \$3.00 to administer each test. a. Write an expression that gives the total cost to test x animals. b. You can ...

math
The marginal cost of production (in Rs) is 3+x/3000+e^-0.003x,where x denotes the number of units. The cost of producing 100th unit is:

math
The marginal cost of production (in Rs) is 3 + x/3000 + e^(-0.03x), where x denotes the number of units. The cost of producing 100th unit is:

economics
quantity total cost what's the marginal cost? 0 8 2 9 4 10 6 11 8 13 10 19 12 27 14 37

calc
If a cost of a function is C(x) = (49 ln x) / (28-3x), find the marginal cost when x = 7

Calculus
Here's another one that I do not really understand. A company estimates that the cost (in dollars) of producing x units of a certain product isgiven by: C=800 + .04x + .0002x^2. Find the production level that minimizes the average cost per unit.

Calculus
Here's one more that I do not understand A company estimates that the cost (\$) of producing x units of a certain product is given by: C= 800 + .04x + .0002x^2 Find the production level that minimizes the average cost per unit. Thank you so much

Economics
The cost function for a firm is given by TC = 500 + Q2. The firm sells output in a perfectly competitive market and other firms in the industry sell at a price of \$100. a) What price should the manger of this firm put on its product? b) What level of output should be produced ...

Finance
You know that the after-tax cost of debt capital for Bubbles Champagne is 4.1 percent. Assume that the firm has only one issue of five-year bonds outstanding. The bonds make semiannual coupon payments and the marginal tax rate is 30 percent. a. Calculate Pre-tax cost of debt ...

economic
these questions are about T or F As long as the firm has to pay for an input, it would be wasteful not to use all input services purchased, A profit-maximising competitive firm will never produce in region where average variable cost is declining The reson why firms often ...

statistics
The Medical Rehabilitation Foundation reports that the average cost of rehabilitation for stroke victims is at least \$24,500. To see if the average cost might be different at a particular hospital, a researcher selects a random number sample of 50 stroke victims and finds that...

managerial economics
The cost function for a firm is given by TC = 500 + Q2. The firm sells output in a perfectly competitive market and other firms in the industry sell at a price of \$100. a) What price should the manger of this firm put on its product? b) What level of output should be produced ...

Statistics
Prev Up Next (1 pt) Suppose that in the year 2000, the cost of a compact car averaged \$ 12600 and that in 2003, the cost averaged \$ 14100. Assuming that the relationship between year t and cost c is linear, develop a formula for predicting the average cost of a compact car in ...

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