Please answer each question with at least 200 words 2 in text citations and references with page numbers.
1. How does a firm use isoquants and isocosts to choose the optimal combination of inputs? Is it valid to assume that the market in which the firm is operating is perfectly competitive? Why or why not? If the market is not perfectly competitive, will the isoquant/isocost analysis be distorted? Why or why not?
2.Most firms use graphs to present profit and loss information to key stakeholders. What are the limitations of these graphical representations? What ethical concerns must be considered in the preparation and presentation of financial graphs? What should interpreters of graphs consider in order to assure that they are reaching the correct conclusions?