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# Monopoly operations

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Use the following data for a pure monopoly to calculate the firm's:

(a) total revenue, marginal revenue, marginal costs, and average total cost;

(b) its profit-maximizing output level and produce price;

(c) its profit.

(d) Use the price-cost formula to determine whether or not the firm's operations are productively-efficient.

(e) Use the price-cost formula to determine whether or not the firm's operations are allocatively-efficient.

Q (P = AR) TR MR TC MC ATC

0 \$120 \$100
1 119 200
2 118 280
3 117 340
4 116 380
5 115 400
6 114 460
7 113 560
8 112 665

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a)

Q P=AR TR MR TC MC ATC Profit TR-TC
0 120 0 100 -100
1 119 119 119 200 100 200.00 -81
2 118 236 117 280 80 140.00 -44
3 117 351 115 340 60 113.33 11
4 ...

#### Solution Summary

Solution describes the steps to find out the profit maximizing output level and associated profit. It also checks if the firm's operations are productively and allocatively efficient.

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