Encyclopedia of Operations Research and Management Science

2013 Edition
| Editors: Saul I. Gass, Michael C. Fu

Isoquant

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-1153-7_200348

For a function f(x), the graph or contour f(x) = C, where C is a constant, is called an isoquant. If f(x) is a profit (cost) function, then the isoquant is termed an isoprofit (isocost) line.

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