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MARGINAL COST Definition & Legal Meaning

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Production run’s total cost increase or decrease for making one more item unit. Situational computation: When fixed costs have already been absorbed by the already produced items and only the direct, variable costs have to be accounted for, the break-even point has been reached.


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