# a. Calculate the total cost, the average variable cost, the aver-age total cost, and the marginal cost for each quantity of output. b. What is the break-even price?

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### Economics

The market for fertilizer is perfectly competitive. Firms in the market are producing output, but they are currently making economic losses. a. How does the price of fertilizer compare to the average total cost, the average variable cost, and the marginal cost of producing ...

### Economics

1. The law of diminishing returns implies that at some output level: a) Marginal cost must fall b) Average total cost must diminish c) profit increases d) Marginal cost must rise e) Total cost must fall 2. The vertical distance between total cost curve and total variable cost ...

### Economics

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. a. What is marginal cost? b. What is average variable ...

### Economics

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. a. What is marginal cost? b. What is average variable ...

### Econ

A firm faces the following Average Cost function AC=1500Q^-1 + 300-27Q+1.5Q^2 Calculate the output level that minimizes: a) Marginal Cost b)Average Variable cost I need some help on this question. Thanks. If the average cost is AC=1500Q^-1 + 300-27Q+1.5Q^2 , then that is the ...

### Managerial Economics

Suppose that a firm is currently employing 10 workers, the only variable input, at a wage rate of $100. The average physical product of labor is 25, the last worker added 10 units to total output, and total fixed cost is $5,000. a. What is marginal cost? b. What is average ...

### Managerial ECON

Suppose that a firm is currently employing 10 workers, the only variable input, at a wage rate of $100. The average physical product of labor is 25, the last worker added 10 units to total output, and total fixed cost is $5,000 a. What is marginal cost? b. What is average ...

### Economic

How is income distribution affected in monopolies? The market for fertilizer is perfectly competitive. Firms in the market are producing output, but they are currently making economic losses. a. How does the price of fertilizer compare to the average total cost, the average ...

### mircoeconomic

Kate’s Katering provides catered meals, and the catered meals industry is perfectly competitive. Kate’s machinery costs $100 per day and is the only fixed input. Her variable cost is com-prised of the wages paid to the cooks and the food ingredients. The variable cost ...

### Microeconomics

In the shortrun function of a company with a constant variable cost is given by the equation q=225+55q,where TC is the total cost and q is the total quantity of output,both measured in thousands.1.what is a company's fixed cost?2.if the company produced 100,000 units of goods,...

### Economics

10. An industry currently has 100 firms, all of which have fixed cost of $16 and average variable cost as follows: Quantity / Average variable cost: (1/$1),(2,$2), (3,$3), (4,$4), (5,$5), and (6,$6) b. The price is currently $10. What is the total quantity supplied in the ...

### Economics/Math

In a perfectly competitive industry, the market price is $25. A firm is currently producing 10,000 units of output, its average total cost is $28, its marginal cost is $20, and its average variable cost is $20. Given these facts, explain whether the following statements are ...

### Managerial ECON

Suppose that a firm is currently employing 20 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. a. What is marginal cost? b. What is average variable cost...

### Business

A firm currently uses 50,000 workers to produce 120,000 units of output per day. The daily wage per worker is $100, and the price of the firm's output is $48. The cost of other variable inputs is $400,000 per day. (Note: Assume that output is constant at the level of 120,000 ...

### economics

A firm currently uses 40,000 workers to produce 180,000 units of output per day. The daily wage per worker is $100, and the price of the firm's output is $28. The cost of other variable inputs is $500,000 per day. (Note: Assume that output is constant at the level of 180,000 ...

### economics

Output Fixed Cost Variable Cost 1 $5 $10 2 $5 $27 3 $5 $55 4 $5 $91 5 $5 $145 (a) What is the total cost when output is 2? (b) What is the marginal cost of the third unit? (c) How much should this firm produce if the market price is $24?

### economics

A firm has fixed costs of $30.00 and variable costs as indicated in the table below. Complete the table. Instructions: Round your answers so that you enter no more than 2 decimal places. Total Product Total Fixed Cost Total Variable Cost Total Cost Average Fixed Cost Average ...

### math/economics in calculus

The average cost of manufacturing a quantity q of a good, is defined to be a(q) = C(q)/q. The average cost per item to produce q items is given by a(q) = 0.01q2 − 0.6q + 13, for q >0. I know that the total cost is 0.01q^3-0.6q^2+13q What is the minimum marginal cost? ...

### Economics

Variable cost divided by the change in quantity produced is A. average variable cost. B. marginal cost. C. average total cost. D. None of the above is correct.

### Economics

Yeah, so I'm in urgent need of help with this homework. 1. Assume that in a perfectly competitive market, a firm's costs and revenue are: Marginal cost = average variable cost at $20 Marginal cost = average total cost at $30 Marginal cost = average revenue at $25 A) How will ...

### economics

For the total variable cost (TVC), draw a positive total fixed cost (TFC) and total cost (TC) curves. Then derive the associated marginal cost (MC), average total cost (ATC), average variable (AVC) and average fixed cost (AFC) curves. Be sure to capture and explain the ...

### Macroeconomics

You want to determine the profit-maximizing production quantity for a monopolist. You can ask the firm's consultant to draw the firm's revenue and cost curves, but each curve would cost you $1,000. From the following list indicate which curves you will request and why? a) ...

### econ

You want to determine the profit-maximizing production quantity for a monopolist. You can ask the firm's consultant to draw the firm's revenue and cost curves, but each curve would cost you $1,000. From the following list indicate which curves you will request and why? a) ...

### Macroeconomics

I need help to answer this question? You want to determine the profit-maximizing production quantity for a monopolist. You can ask the firm's consultant to draw the firm's revenue and cost curves, but each curve would cost you $1,000. From the following list indicate which ...

### MicroEconomics

A firm currently uses 50,000 workers to produce 120,000 units of output per day. The daily wage per worker is $100, and the price of the firm's output is $48. The cost of other variable inputs is $400,000 per day. (Note: Assume that output is constant at the level of 120,000 ...

### Economics

5. A firm's marginal cost of production is constant at $5 per unit, and its fixed costs are $20. Draw its total, average variable and average costs. Marginal Cost (MC): $5 per unit Fixed Cost (FC): $20 Total Cost (TC): $25 Average Variable Cost (AVC): $5 FC is always going to ...

### Economics

The accompanying table shows a car manufacturer’s total cost of producing cars: Qty |TC| Variable Costs| Avg. Var. Costs| Avg. Total Costs| Avg. Fixed Costs 0 |$500,000| ---- | ---- | ---- |---- | 1 |540,000 | 2 |560,000 | 3 |570,000 | 4 |590,000 | 5 |620,000 | 6 |660,000 | ...

### micro economics

Consider a firm that has a fixed cost of $60 a minute. output=1, Variable Cost= $10 what is the fixed cost?, Total Cost? Marginal cost?, AFC?, AVC? and ATC? Output is 2? Can't quite figue it out... thanks

### economics

Teddy Bear, Inc., a rapidly growing manufacturer of high fashion children's shoes, plans to open a new production facility in Gastonia. Based on information provided by the accounting department, the company estimates fixed costs of $250,000 per year. Its average variable cost...

### Microeconomics

When average total cost is declining then: a) marginal cost must be less than average cost b) marginal cost must be greater than average cost c) average toal cost must be greater than average fixed cost d) average variable cost must be declining. My answer is d but my friend ...

### MATHS

A company is a monopolist. The demand function for its product is as follows: Q = 60 – 0.4P + 6Y + 2A Where Q = quantity sold in units P = Price per unit Y = per capita disposal income (thousands of dollars) A = hundreds of dollars of advertising expenditures The firm’s ...

### microeconomics

A firm currently uses 40,000 workers to produce 180,000 units of output per day. The daily wage per worker is $100, and the price of the firm's output is $28. The cost of other variable inputs is $500,000 per day. (Note: Assume that output is constant at the level of 180,000 ...

### To: Economyst

Hi there. You helped me with a couple of questions regarding Econ. I appreciate the help but my issue is I don't understand how you calculate the minimum average variable cost or the output that maximizes profit. I do understand that the price is more than the AVC so they ...

### Introduction programing visual basic

break even analysis. suppose a certain product sells for a dollars per unit. then the revenue from selling x units of the product is ax dollars if the cost of producting each unit of the product is b dollars and the company has overhead cost of c dollars then the total cost of...

### microeconomic

a. Calculate the total cost, the average variable cost, the aver-age total cost, and the marginal cost for each quantity of output. b. What is the break-even price? What is the shut-down price? c. Suppose that the price at which Kate can sell catered meals is $21 per meal. In ...

### math

The average cost of manufacturing a quantity q of a good, is defined to be a(q) = C(q)/q. The average cost per item to produce q items is given by a(q) = 0.01q2 − 0.6q + 13, for q >0. (a) What is the total cost, C(q),of producing q goods? For this do I just put the ...

### Economics/Math

Suppose you are the manager of a small chemical company operating in a competitive market. Your cost of production can be expressed as C = 100 + Q2, where Q is the level of output and C is total cost. a. Is this a short-run cost function? b. What is the marginal cost function...

### Economics

An industry currently has 100 firms, all of which have fixed costs of $16 and avg. variable cost as follows: Q Avg. Variable Cost ($) 1 1 2 2 3 3 4 4 5 5 6 6 a. Compute marginal cost and avg. total cost. b. the price is $10. what is the total quantity supplied in the market? c...

### economics

A monopolist faces an upward-sloping marginal cost curve. Its profit-maximizing quantity will be a. at the minimum point of the marginal cost curve b. less than the (total) revenue-maximizing quantity c. equal to the (total) revenue-maximizing quantity d. in the unit elastic ...

### ECONOMICS

suppose that the short run costs for a paintbrush manufacturer are given by the expression: TC= 100+2Q+.01 Q2 A. WAT ARE THE FIXED COSTS OF THIS MANUFACTURE? B. WHAT ARE THE TOTAL COSTS , AVERAGE COST, AVERAGE VARIABLE COST AND MARGINAL COST AT 50 AND 100 UNITS OF OUTPUT? C. ...

### Economics - Theory of the Firm

If Average Variable Cost AVC = 10 + Q and P = 50. Find: Total Cost TC, Total Fixed Cost TFC, Total Variable Cost TVC, Average Total Cost ATC, Average Fixed Cost AFC

### Math

The demand for item A is P=40 -3.5Q The production of A entails the following average variable costs: AVC=1.5Q - 35 Fixed Costs are 24. a) Calculate the revenue maximizing price of A Revenue= PQ Revenue= 40Q-3.5Q^2 Revenue' = 40-7Q Q=40/7 P=40-3.5(40/7) P=20 seems right? b) ...

### econ

The economist for the Grand Corporation has estimated the company’s cost function, using the times series data to be TC=50+16Q-2Q2+0.2Q3 a. Plot this curve for quanties 1 to 10 b. Calculate the average total cost, average variable cost and marginal cost for these quanties, ...

### Microeconomics

A firm currently uses 40,000 workers to produce 180,000 units per day. The daily wage per worker is $100, and the price of the firm’s output is $28. The cost other variable input is $500,000 per day. (Note assume that output is constant at the level of 180,000 units per day...

### home economics

The economist for the Grand Corporation has estimated the company’s cost function, using the times series data to be TC=50+16Q-2Q2+0.2Q3 a. Plot this curve for quanties 1 to 10 b. Calculate the average total cost, average variable cost and marginal cost for these quanties, ...

### ecoc

TC=50+16 Q -2 Q2+0.2 Q3 a.plot this curve for quantites 1 to 10 b.calculate the average total cost,average variable cost, and marginal cost for these quantities, and plot them on another graph c. discuss your results in term of decreasing,constant, and increasing marginal costs.

### Health care Economics

4. The following is a cost function for clinic visits in a small inner city clinic. Quantity of Visits Total Costs per Week Marginal cost 0 $10 0 1 15 5 2 25 10 3 45 20 4 75 30 5 115 40 6 165 50 a. Determine the marginal cost for each level of output b. If the price per visit ...

### Microeconomics

A monopoly firm is faced with the following demand function P = 26 – 0.5Q. The Marginal Cost function for the firm is given by 6 + 6Q and the total fixed cost is 4. Determine a) The profit maximizing output. b) The level of supernormal profit if any. c) The output level at ...

### Maths;function i need help

(1):Given the cost function c(x)=10+2x and the revenue functio r(x)=3x,find break even quantity and the price (2):if the marginal cost of producing x unit is given by c'(x)=0.4x^3+2x and the fixed cost is p4000.00 find the cost function c(x) and cost produnction 40unit???

### Economics

. Consider total cost and total revenue given in the table below: QUANTITY 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Total cost $8 $9 $10 $11 $13 $19 $27 $37 Total revenue 0 8 16 24 32 40 48 56 a. Calculate profit for each quantity. How much should the firm produce to maximize profit? b. Calculate ...

### Economics

6. Consider total cost and total revenue given in the table below: QUANTITY 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Total cost $8 $9 $10 $11 $13 $19 $27 $37 Total revenue 0 8 16 24 32 40 48 56 a. Calculate profit for each quantity. How much should the firm produce to maximize profit? b. Calculate ...

### Economics

6. Consider total cost and total revenue given in the table below: QUANTITY 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Total cost $8 $9 $10 $11 $13 $19 $27 $37 Total revenue 0 8 16 24 32 40 48 56 a. Calculate profit for each quantity. How much should the firm produce to maximize profit? b. Calculate ...

### microeconomics

consider total cost and total revenue given in the table bellow: quantity total cost total revenue 0 $8 0 1 $9 8 2 $10 16 3 $11 24 4 $13 32 5 $19 40 6 $27 48 7 $37 56 a. Calculate profit for each quantity. How much should the firm produce to maximize profit? b. Calculate ...

### ecoc

i can not figure this out the economist for the grand corporation has estimated the company's cost function, using time series data, to be TC=50+16Q-2Q2+0.2Q3 a.plot this curve for quantites 1 to 10 b.calculate the average total cost,average variable cost, and marginal cost ...

### math

A company produces x units of output at a total cost of 1/3 x^3 – 18x^2 + 160x. Output at which average cost is equal to marginal cost is:

### Economics

The firm currently uses 50,000 workers to produce 200,000 units of output per day. The daily wage per worker is $80, and the price of the firm’s output is $25. The cost of other variable inputs is $400,000 per day. Assume that total fixed cost equals $1,000,000. Calculate ...

### Business

At an activity level of 8,800 units, Pember Corporation's total variable cost is $146,520 and its total fixed cost is $219,296. For the activity level of 8,900 units, compute the following values. Required: A. The total variable cost B. The total cost C. The average variable ...

### math

The total cost C(x) of a firm is C(x) = 0.0005x^3 – 0.7x^2 – 30x + 3,000, where x is the output. The value of x; for which MVC = AVC is: (where VC denotes the variable cost, MVC denotes marginal variable cost and AVC denotes average variable cost

### advanced math

The marginal cost of a product can be thought of as the cost of producing one additional unit of output. For example, if the marginal cost of producing the 50th product is $6.20, it cost $6.20 to increase productionn from 49 to 50 units of output. Suppose the marginal cost C(...

### math

Suppose the cost C(q) (in dollars) of producing a quantity q of a product equals C(q) = 500 + 2q +1/5q^2 The marginal cost M(q) equals the instantaneous rate of change of the total cost. Find the marginal cost when a quantity of 10 items are being produced.

### calc

Suppose the cost C(q) (in dollars) of producing a quantity q of a product equals C(q) = 500 + 2q +1/5q^2 The marginal cost M(q) equals the instantaneous rate of change of the total cost. Find the marginal cost when a quantity of 10 items are being produced.

### Economics

Suppose Honda's total cost of producing 4 cars is $225,000 and its total cost of producing 5 cars is $250,000 a)What is the average total cost of producing 5 cars b)What is the marginal cost of the fifth car? c)Draw the marginal cost curve and the average total cost curve for ...

### calc

Suppose the cost C(q) (in dollars) of producing a quantity q of a product equals C(q) = 500 + 2q +1/5q2. The marginal cost MC(q) equals the instantaneous rate of change of the total cost. Find the marginal cost when a quantity of 10 items are being produced.

### Math check

Average cost = q^2¡V15q + 48 Calculate the output level (q), which minimizes a)Total Cost b)Marginal Cost I got an answer for a) is q=8 and b) is q=5 I need somebody to check it for me, thanks so much.

### economics

A profit-maximizing firm in a competitive market is currently producing 100 units of output. It has average revenue so $10, average total cost of $8 and fixed cost of $200. a. what is the profit? b. what is the marginal cost? c. what is its average variable cost? d. is the ...

### home economics

Imagine that the efficient provision of telephone calls in a medium-sized city involves an initial investment of $100 million financed by borrowing at 6 percent and variable cost of 5 cents a phone call. The phone company's annual fixed cost would be $6.0 million (6.00 percent...

### Economics (attempted as suggested by economyst)

Posted by eStone on Sunday, March 29, 2009 at 5:47pm. 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. a. ...

### Microeconomics

1. Complete Table-1 (Joseph Farms, Inc., Cost and Revenue Data), either as a Microsoft Excel spreadsheet, or as a Microsoft Word table. Assume that the price is $165 and the fixed costs are $125, at an output level of 1. Also assume that the data represents a firm in pure ...

### Breakeven Graph

I'm not sure how to create a breakeven graph with this information. Unit sales price - $120 Unit variable price - $75 Fixed cost - $4500 I figured out that it would breakeven at $100 television sets, but I'm not sure how to create the graph. Could someone help me please? You ...

### To: Economyst

I did mean Q Suppose you are the manager of a small chemical company operating in a competitive market. Your cost of production can be expressed as C = 100 + Q2, where Q is the level of output and C is total cost. a. Is this a short-run cost function? b. What is the marginal ...

### math

Suppose the cost function associated with a product is C(x) = cx + F dollars and the revenue function is R(x) = sx, where c denotes the unit cost of production, s the unit selling price, F the fixed cost incurred by the firm, and x the level of production and sales. Find the ...

### economics

# You produce shoes. Currently you produce 4 pairs of shoes at a total cost of %40. a)what is your average total cost (ATC) b)Suppose you could produce one more( fifth)pair at a marginal cost of $20. If you do produce that fifth pair of shoe, what will your average total cost ...

### Algebra

83. Minimizing Marginal Cost The marginal cost of a product can be thought of as the cost of producing one additional unit of output. For example, if the marginal cost of producing the 50th product is $6.20, it cost $6.20 to increase production from 49 to 50 units of output. ...

### Help!Microeconomics

Central Crude Oil is a crude oil monopoly in a market. The following table shows the liner demand schedule of this firm which cannot apply price discrimination. The firm's fixed cost is $2000 per month and its marginal cost is a constant of $20 per thousand of cubic feet. ...

### Maths

Demand function P=50-Q Average Cost 5Q + 40 +10/Q Calculate the firm's total cost function Find the marginal cost function and evaluate it at Q=2 and Q=3 What is the total revenue function Find the firms's revenue maximising output level Find the firm's profit function Take a ...

### Commerce

Answer: profit= price - total cost P = price ( GIVEN IN THE QUESTION ) Total cost = (Average cost) * Quantity ( Because AC = TC/Q ) TC= Q^3 - 8Q^2 + 36Q + 3 TC is also equal to Q * P Therefore Q *( P ) = Q^3 - 8Q^2 + 36Q +3 now you can solve ( if necessary apply derivatives )

### Micoreconomics

As a general rule, profit-maximizing producers in a competitive maket produce output at a point where: A) Marginal cost is increasing B) Marginal cost is decreasing C) marginal revenue is increasing D) Price is less then marginal revenue I picked C? The short-run supply curve ...

### Economics Review Help!

This is for a test that I'm studying for in Economics. I never did understand this stuff. Here's what I have to figure out. I've never been good at Economics, but I'm trying to get this stuff down for my final. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks in advance. Question 73 of ...

### Economics

If the price of variable input increases, then: A. The total cost curve will shift up. B. The average total cost curve will shift up. C. The marginal cost curve will shift up. D. All of the above

### Managerial ECON

The chief economist for Argus Corporation, a large appliance manufacturer, estimated the firm’s short- run cost function for vacuum cleaners using an average variable cost function of the form AVC = a + bQ + cQ2 where AVC dollars per vacuum cleaner and Q number of vacuum ...

### Micro economics

1. prove mathematically that MC does not depend on TFC 2. if the average cost of producing 8 units of output in $80 and that of prodcuing 9 units of output is $90, find the marginal cost of the 9th unit of output and the total cost of the last unit

### Microeconomics

I am on the chapter for monoplies. I need to calculate the total cost for the following question. I am not quite clear if I am to use the $2 million that was paid to author to write the book to calculate the total cost, since the question is stating that the marginal cost has ...

### Microeconomics

CompStrat Corporation’s total cost function (where TC is total cost in dollars, and Q is quantity) is TC = 200 + 10Q + 2Q2 If the firm is a price taker and if the price of its product is $20, what is its optimal output?

### calc

Suppose the total cost, C(q), of producing a quantity q of a product is given by the equation C(q) = 5000 + 5q The average cost per unit quantity, A(q), equals the total cost, C(q), divided by the quantity produced, q. Find the limiting value of the average cost per unit as q ...

### Finance

I need someone to help me calculate the Break Even point for all three year. 2002 Fixed Cost Rent Utilities $150000.00 Telephone $24000.00 Total $174000.00 2003 Fixed Cost Rent Utilities $150000.00 Telephone $24000.00 Total $174000.00 2004 Fixed Cost Rent Utilities $150000.00 ...

### Business Economics

When we are given an expression for the Short Run Total Cost Curve (for eg: 8 + 3Q - 1.5Q^2 + 0.25Q^3), how do you derive expressions for the following: 1. Average Fixed Costs 2. Average Viarable Costs Curve 3. Marginal Costs Curve 4. Short Run Supply Curve I also have a ...

### 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

### 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

### Math - average rate problems(check + help)

The total cost, c, in dollars of operating a factory that produces kitchen utensils is C(x)=0.5x^2+40x+8000, where x is the number of items produced in thousands. a)Determine the marginal cost of producing 5000itmes and compare this with the actual cost of producing the 5001st...

### economics

Bubba's Burgers sells hamburgers in a perfectly competitive market at a price of $1.50 each. At the profit-maximizing (cost-minimizing) level of output, average total cost is $1.90 per hamburger and average variable cost is $1.75 per hamburger. Should the firm continue to ...

### Macroeconomics

A company is producing 100 units. At this quanity, it's average total cost is $25, and it's total fixed cost is $2,000. How much is it's total variable cost?

### microeconomics

The short-run cost curve for each firm's long run equilibrium output is C=y^2-20y+400. Calculate the short-run average and marginal cost curves. At what output level does short-run average cost reach a minimum? I already know the MC and the SRA is TC/Q. I got the minimum as 10...

### Help-Econ

Okay, this is due Tuesday. I'm woking on it but if anyone can help that would be great! Suppose firm A opeates in a perfectly competitive market. The price that currently prevails in the market is $1,000. Firm A's marginal cost is 20Q, where Q is output. Thus, as output ...

### Economics

1. Your roommate's long hours in chem lab finally paid off--she discovered a secret formula that lets people do an hour's worth of studying in 5 minutes. So far, she's sold 200 doses and faces the following average-total-cost schedule: Q = 199 & ATC = $199 Q = 200 & ATC = 200 ...

### Quantitative Business Analysis

John is considering adding balloons to the product line he sells at the shop. There will be a cost of $200.00 for leasing the necessary equipment. The cost of buying balloons and helium and paying a worker is expected to be $4.25 per unit (balloon). He expects to sell the ...

### accounting

using the break-even equations to solve for price and variable cost per unit andromeda company's break-even point is 2,400 units. variable cost per unit is $42; total costs are 67,200 per year. what price does andromeda charge?

### Microeconomics help please (urgent)

True or False? Explain your reasoning. a. The short-run average total cost can never be less than the long-run average total cost. b. The short-run average variable cost can never be less than the long-run average total cost. c. In the long run, choosing a higher level of ...

### home economics

a firm produces 20 units of output at a market price of #5, a marginal cost of $5, and an average cost of $3. what is the firms economic profit and is the firm maiximizing its economic profit. Is the formula market price-average cost x quantity 20?

### Microeconomics

A profit-maximizing firm in a competitive market is currently producing 100 units of output. It has average revenue of $10, average total cost of $8, and ficed costs of $200. What are the firm's profit, marginal cost, and average varible cost respectively?