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You are a manager of a firm that sells a commodity in a market that

resembles perfect competition and your cost function is C(Q) = 0.02Q2. Unfortunately, due to production lags, you must make your output decision prior to knowing for certain the price that will prevail in the market. You believe that there is a 40% chance that the market price will be $8 and a 60% chance that it will be $10.
What is the expected price for your product?


What output should you produce in order to maximize expected profits?


What are your anticipated profits?

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