1. A firm produces a product in a competitive indu

1. A firm produces a product in a competitive industry and has a short-run total cost function C(q) =4q2+16.
a. Derive the supply function of the firm.
b. Find the output that minimizes average total cost.
c. At what range of prices will the firm produce a positive amount of output?
d. At what range of prices will the firm earn a negative profit

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  1. 1. A firm produces a product in a competitive industry and has a short-run total cost function C(q) =4q2+16.
    a. Derive the supply function of the firm.
    b. Find the output that minimizes average total cost.
    c. At what range of prices will the firm produce a positive amount of output?
    d. At what range of prices will the firm earn a negative profit

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