# Nonlinear cost functions

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Explain and give examples of nonlinear cost functions

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(1) I would first explain the nonlinear cost functions. Before we do that, I think we should first understand what linear cost function is. A linear cost function has a general form:

y = ax + b

where y is cost and x is the cost driver. This type of classification of cost is most commonly seen in activity-cost accounting. In activity-cost accounting system, y is the ...

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This briefly explains and provides examples of nonlinear cost functions.

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