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Monopoly: Area of Deadweight Loss

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The graph below represents a profit-maximizing monopoly.

Which area on the graph represents the deadweight loss?

A

$P_2 P_3 A$

B

$P_1 P_ 2 AB$

C

$0P_1 BQ_1$

D

$Q_1 BC Q_2$

E

$ABC$