Marginal Cost

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Formula for Marginal Cost:MC = ΔTC / ΔQ

Introduction to Marginal Cost Calculator

The marginal cost (MC) is the change in the total cost (ΔTC) resulting from a one-unit change in quantity (ΔQ). The formula MC = ΔTC / ΔQ calculates the per-unit cost of producing additional units. It is an essential concept in economics and business decision-making, providing insights into the cost of producing more or fewer goods.

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Data validation

The change in quantity should be greater than zero. The change in total cost should be zero or greater. If these conditions are not met, an error will be returned explaining the issue.


This calculator computes the marginal cost based on changes in total cost and quantity, helping in decision-making related to production and pricing.

Tags: Economics, Business, Marginal Cost, Cost Analysis