If a perfectly competitive firm finds that the profit maximizing output level occurs where price is equal to marginal cost but is less than average variable cost

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    the firm will continue to operate in the short run since total revenue exceeds total variable cost but will exit the industry in the long run.
     the firm will continue to operate in the short run since it has to pay the total fixed cost whether or not it continues to operate.
     the firm will increase its selling price to raise revenue in order to be able to continue to operate profitably in the short run.
     the firm will shut down in the short run and exit the industry in the long run if it does not foresee market conditions changing.
asked Jun 2, 2013 in Economics by anonymous
    

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the firm will shut down in the short run and exit the industry in the long run if it does not foresee market conditions changing.
answered Jun 3, 2013 by Xyz ~Expert~ (3,650 points)

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