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A company that provides home care for the elderly is able to provide monthly service for 4...

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A company that provides home care for the elderly is able to provide monthly service for 4 patients at a total cost of $4000 and a monthly service for 5 patients at a cost of $4400.

What is the marginal cost of providing monthly services for a 5th patient?

Marginal Cost:

The marginal cost equals the change in total cost per unit change in the output. Initially, marginal cost decreases with the output. But, after some points, it starts to increase.

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