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# Determing output and profit of a perfectly competitive firm

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Use the accompanying graph, which shows the marginal cost and average total cost curves for the store Zapateria, a perfectly competitive firm.

a.How many pairs of shoes will Zapateria produce if the market price of shoes id \$70 a pair?
b.What is the total profit Zapateria produce if the market price of shoes is \$70 a pair?
c.Should Zapateria expect more shoe stores to enter this market? Why or why not?
d.What is the long-run equilibrium price in the shoe market assuming it is a constant-cost industry?

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Solution:

a)How many pairs of shoes will Zapataria produce if market price of shoes is \$70 a pair?
In a perfectly competitive environment MC= P meaning thereby MC=\$70 a pair
So, Let us find quantity corresponding to MC=\$70 from the given graph, we get ...

#### Solution Summary

Solution describes the methodology to find out output and profit of perfectly competitive firm for a given market price level. It also determines long run equilibrium price in the market.

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