Jones Company operates within a monopolistically competitive industry. The estimated demand for its products is given by the following inverse demand function
P = 1760 - 12Q
It finance department has estimated its total cost function as
TC = 24,000 + 5 Q - 15 Q2 + 0.333 Q3
a. What is the effect of an increase in fixed costs of $5000 on equilibrium price and output?