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Answer the next questions on the basis of the following cost data for a firm in pure competition:

OUTPUT ------ TFC ---------- TVC
0 \$100.00 0.00
1 100.00 70.00
2 100.00 120.00
3 100.00 150.00
4 100.00 200.00
5 100.00 270.00
6 100.00 360.00

(a.) Refer to the above data. If the product price is \$25, at its optimal output, will the firm realize an economic profit, break even, or incur an economic loss? How much will the profit or loss be? Show all calculations.

(b.) Refer to the above data. If the product price is \$55, at its optimal output, will the firm realize an economic profit, break even, or incur an economic loss? How much will the profit or loss be? Show all calculations.

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Output,Q TFC TVC Marginal Cost
MC*
0 100 0
1 100 70 70
2 100 120 50
3 100 150 30
4 100 200 50
5 100 270 70
6 100 360 90

*MC=change in TVC/change in Q

(a.) Refer to the ...

#### Solution Summary

Solution depicts the steps to calculate profit/loss in the given cases for a purely competitive firm.

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