wk4 assignment 2 market forms

Table 1

Output       Average        Average             Average                Marginal           Price             Total               Marginal

Fixed              Variable             total                       Cost                                          Revenue        Revenue

Cost                Cost                   Cost

0                                                                                                                                  \$345.00

1                 \$180.00         \$135.00              \$315.00                                             \$300.00

2                 \$90.00           \$127.50              \$217.50                                             \$249.00

3                 \$60.00           \$120.00              \$180.00                                             \$213.00

4                 \$45.00           \$112.50              \$157.50                                             \$189.00

5                 \$36.00           \$111.00              \$147.00                                             \$165.00

6                 \$30.00           \$112.50              \$142.50                                             \$144.00

7                 \$25.71           \$115.70              \$141.41                                             \$126.00

8                 \$22.50           \$121.90              \$144.40                                             \$111.00

9                 \$20.00           \$130.00              \$150.00                                             \$99.00

10               \$18.00          \$139.50              \$157.50                                              \$87.00

Questions

1. Complete Table 1. Summarize your calculations and use Microsoft excel.

2. using Excel, draw one graph showing average fixed costs, average variable costs, average total costs, marginal revenue, and marginal costs.

3.using the data in the table and on your graph, what is the profit maximizing, or loss minimizing level of output? Explain and justify your answers.

4. What is a normal profit? What is an economic profit? Explain your answer using examples. Are normal profits being earned in this example? Are eco

nomic profits present for this firm in this example? explain your answers.

5. Given the data in the table and the graph, how could you determine or identify the optimal plant size?

6. What is the difference between explicit and implicit cost? Explain your answers.

7. How would we determine if a cost is a fixed cost or a variable cost?

Present your analysis in Microsoft excel format. enter non-numerical responses in the same worksheet using textboxes.