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3. Suppose the two firms cannot collude and instead compete in the Cournot Model in the market described in question 1 (market demand is still Q = 18 – P) with the same cost (C(Q)=Q2). a. Set up firm 1's profit maximization. b. Solve for firm 1's best response function. C. Solve for firm 1's quantity, firm 2's quantity, the equilibrium market quantity, and price. Show your work. d. Is this a Nash equilibrium? e. Do consumers prefer the Cournot...

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Problem 1. Cournot Competition with Two Firms Suppose there are two identical firms engaged in quantity competition (Cournot competition). The demand is P=1-Q where Q =91 +92. Assume that firm's i total cost of production is TC(qi) Compute the Cournot equilibrium (i.e., quantities, price, and profits).