# The inverse demand a monopoly faces is p = 100-Q+A0.5, where Q is quantity, p is the price, and A...

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The inverse demand a monopoly faces is p = 100-Q+A0.5, where Q is quantity, p is the price, and A is its level of advertising. Its marginal cost of production is constant at $10 (no fixed cost), and its cost of a unit of advertising is $1.

(a) Write down the monopolist's profit equation.

(b) Solve for the monopolist's profit-maximizing price, quantity and level of advertising.

## Monopoly Market

In this market structure, there is only a single seller in the market. A seller sells a unique product whose close substitutes are not available in the market. In this market, the firm is a price maker, which means a firm can influence the price of a product in the market.

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1) Inverse demand for a monopoly is {eq}{\rm{p}} = 100 - {\rm{Q}} + 0.5{\rm{A}} {/eq} Eq....

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