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1. At a product price of $56, will this firm produce in the short run? Why or why not? If it is preferable to produce, what will be the profit-maximizing or loss-minimizing output? Explain. What economic profit or loss will the firm realize per unit of output?
2. Answer the relevant questions of 4a assuming product price is $41.
3. Answer the relevant questions of 4a assuming product price is $32.
4. Â In the table below, complete the short-run supply schedule for the firm (columns 1 and 2) and indicate the profit or loss incurred at each output (column 3).

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