Competitive firm, Microeconomics

The Competitive Firm

- Price taker

- Market output (Q) and firm output (q)

- Market demand (D) and firm demand (d)

- R(q) is straight line
Demand and Marginal Revenue Faced by Competitive Firm

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- The competitive firm's demand

  • Individual producer sells all the units for $4 regardless of producer's level of output.
  • If producer tries to raise the price, sales are zero.
  • If producers try to lower the price he cannot increase sales
  • P = D = MR = AR

- Profit Maximization

  • MC (q) = MR = P
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