The average cost per item to produce q items is given by
a(q)=0.01 q^2 - 0.6 q + 17,\quad \hbox{for}\quad q>0.

What is the total cost,

What is the minimum marginal cost?

minimum MC =

*(Be sure you can say what the practical interpretation of this
result is!)*

At what production level is the average cost a minimum?

What is the lowest average cost?

minimum average cost =

Compute the marginal cost at

*How does this relate to your previous answer? Explain this
relationship both analytically and in words.*

You can earn partial credit on this problem.