# A firm with a 2 input production process measures the marginal output with respect to one input...

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A firm with a 2 input production process measures the marginal output with respect to one input at 8 while the price of that input is $2.00. Knowing that the price of the second input is $2.50, what should the firm do to optimize production (assume that the MPPs are independent). Why?

## Production Process:

The production process is perceived as a method where products and services in the economy are manufactured or produced. It typically transforms raw material or input into the finished products or output. Customization, mass production and mass customization are the sorts of the production process.

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{eq}\begin{align*} M{P_L} &= 8\\ {P_L} &= \$ 2\\ {P_K}& = \$ 2.50 \end{align*} {/eq}

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