A firm produces a product in a competitive industry and has a total cost function C = 50 + 4q + 2q(squared) and a marginal cost function MC = 4 + 4q. At the given market price of $20, the firm is producing 5 units of output. Is the firm maximizing its profit? What quantity of output should the firm produce in the long run?© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com February 24, 2021, 2:34 pm ad1c9bdddf
For profit maximization marginal revenue= Marginal cost
Marginal revenue= $20
Marginal Cost= 4+ 4q
For profit ...
The solution calculates the quantity of output the firm should produce in the long run.