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Economic Definition of monopoly profit curve. Defined.

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Term monopoly profit curve Definition: A profit-maximizing monopoly firm produces output where economic profit is the greatest. A profit curve graphically represents the relation between economic profit earned by a monopoly firm and the quantity of output sold. This curve is constructed to capture the relation between profit and the level of output, holding other variables, especially those affecting the total revenue and total cost curves, constant. This is one of three methods typically used to determine the profit-maximizing quantity of output produced by a firm. The other two methods are total revenue and total cost and marginal revenue and marginal cost.


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