# total output

The following is a hypothetical short-run production function:

The following is a hypothetical short-run production function

Hours of labor Total output Marginal product

0 ? ?

1 100 100

2 ? 80

3 240 ?

What is the total output when 2 hours of labor are employed?

What is the average product of the first three hours of labor?

What is the marginal product of the third hour of labor?

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The total output when 2 hours of labor are employed is 180 (100 + 80) i.e. total output with 1 hour of ...

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Average product is clearly explored in this case.

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