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Which of the following relationships is correct?

a. When marginal product starts to decrease, marginal cost starts to decrease.

b. When marginal cost starts to increase, average cost starts to increase.

c. When marginal cost starts to increase, average variable cost starts to increase.

d. When marginal product starts to decrease, marginal cost starts to increase.

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Which of the following relationships is correct?

d. When marginal product starts to decrease, marginal cost starts to increase. ...

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Movement among marginal products is noted.

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Workers Labor Cost Output Revenue
1 $500 100 $700
2 1000 280 1150
3 1500 440 1440
4 2000 540 1570
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c. What is the marginal cost of the first worker?
d. Based on your knowledge of marginal analysis, how many workers should you hire? Explain you answer.

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