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Chapter+9+Perfect+Competiti - losses If this firm's minimum...

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Chapter 9 Perfect Competition: Review of Most Difficult Quiz Questions Question 6 Answer the next question on the basis of the following diagram: Refer to the diagram. This competitive firm's supply curve connects points: Answer: M, N, and K Explanation: The firms supply curve follows the marginal cost curve above the minimum point of average variable cost. Points M, N, and K are on the MC curve above AVC. Question 9 Use the following data to answer the next question.
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Refer to the table. Suppose the firm's goal is maximum profits (or minimum
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Unformatted text preview: losses.) If this firm's minimum average variable cost is $23, the firm will produce: Answer: 0 units There is no positive output at which this firm can cover its variable costs. It will minimize its losses by producing no output. Explanation: Marginal Revenue is below the minimum average variable cost of $23. The firm will lose money no matter how much it produces; therefore they will minimize loss by producing zero output....
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This note was uploaded on 01/09/2011 for the course ECON 130 taught by Professor Kikuchi,g during the Fall '08 term at University of Hawaii, Manoa.

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