Share
Explore BrainMass

Calculating profit-maximizing output and price level

Please refer attached file for diagram.

The follwing diagram shows the cost structure of a mononpoly firm as well as market demand. Identify on the graph and calculate the following:
a. Profit-maximizing output level
b. Profit-maximizing price
c. Total Revenue
d. Total Cost
e. Total profit or loss.

State the correct formula and show calculations.

Attachments

Solution Preview

Please refer attached file for graph.

Solution:

A monopolist sets its output such that MR=MC to maximize its profits.
Let us look at the point MR and MC curves intersects each other. We find that MR and MC ...

Solution Summary

Solution describes the steps and formulas for calculating profit-maximizing output and price level for a monopolist. It also calculates corresponding total cost, total revenue and profit/loss.

$2.19