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    different demand functions that have the same cost function

    I need to know how to calculate demand and price for two different demand functions that have the same cost function. P1 = 20 - .0125Q1 P2 = 40 - .025Q2 ATC = MC = 3.00. How do I calculate the price and quantity for each? How does ATC/MC factor into the price/quantity estimate? What is the economic profit for each?

    Follow-Up Question Regarding Solving for Price and Quantity

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    Lagrangean Equation and Maximizing Subject

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