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Optimization for Minimum Cost.

Output is produced according to Q = 4L + 6K, where L is the quantity of labor input and K is the quantity of capital input. If the price of K is $12 and the price of L is $6, then the cost minimizing combination of K and L capable of producing 60 units of output is:

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