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ECO 550 FINAL EXAM UPDATED 2014
ECO 550 final exam part 1
A ____ total cost function implies that marginal costs ____ as output is increased.
linear; increase linearly
quadratic; are constant
cubic; increase linearly
linear; are constant
Which of the following is not an assumption of the linear breakeven model:
constant selling price per unit
decreasing variable cost per unit
fixed costs are independent of the output level
a single product (or a constant mix of products) is being produced and sold
Break-even analysis usually assumes all of the following except:
in the short run, there is no distinction between variable and fixed costs.
revenue and cost curves are straight-lines throughout the analysis.
there appears to be perfect competition since the price is considered to remain the same regardless of quantity.
the straight-line cost curve implies that marginal cost is constant.
George Webb Restaurant collects on the average $5 per customer at its breakfast & lunch diner. Its variable cost per customer averages $3, and its annual fixed cost is $40,000. If George Webb wants to make a profit of $20,000 per year at the diner, it will have to serve__________ customers per year.