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# What are the fixed costs? Description

##### Description: These notes are for Ch. 7 of Microeconomics as offered by the University of Alabama.
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## What is fixed costs? Chapter 7: Production, Inputs, and Cost Vocabulary:

• Fixed costs Short run oTotal Physical Product

• Variable Cost oLong run 4. Average Physical Product.

• Marginal Physical Product Marginal Revenue Product and

• Law of Diminishing Returns o marginal Cost oTotal costs ar o Total Fixedl Variable Costs - Average cost omarginal Cost o Average Fixed / Variable costs Increasing Returns to scale.

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o Variable Costs: costs which change with output. notes

• Short Run: a time horizon within which only variable inputs

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• Long Run: a time horizon within which both fixed and variable inputs can be adjusted. cold son los son

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APP = TPPIX lo marginal Physical Procluct: (mep) the increase in total output

resulting from one unit increase in the input mpp: ATPPI AX lo marginal Revenue Product (MRP): the increase in total revenue We also discuss several other topics like What is one of the firsts animals to be domesticated?
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that results from a one unit increase in input. MRP mppx price of outpu

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•Total Costs (TC): payment to all inputs. TC = TFC + TVC

• Total Fixed / Variable costs: payment to fixed variable inputs.

• Average Cost : TC IQ, AC= AFC 8+ AVC

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