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3. Available at no cost; gratis.
4. Unbound by proteins in the plasma, and therefore biologically active.
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However, note that the F.O.B. origin plan is arbitrage-proof and can still be used.
For the given menu plan, let ud denote the set of all delivery cost levels where the uniform delivered plan is selected by the customers, and let fob denote the set of all delivery cost levels where the F.O.B. origin plan is used (i.e., it is either preferred to the uniform delivered plan, or, the uniform delivered plan is not available).
If that customer is served by the F.O.B. origin plan, the unit contribution margin is ([P.sub.f] - c) regardless of x.
Thus, [Delta] [[Pi.sub.m]/[Delta] [P.sub.f] is identical to what we would obtain if we differentiated the profit from the region served by the F.O.B. origin plan with respect to the base price of the F.O.B.
(B4) [MATHEMATICAL EXPRESSION NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] [Delta] [[Pi.sub.m]/[Delta] R is the product of two quantities: (1)f(R), the market concentration at [chi square] = R, and (2) the difference between q([P.sub.u])([P.sub.u] - c - R), i.e., the profit rate at R from the uniform delivered plan, and q([P.sub.f] + R)([P.sub.f] - c), i.e., the profit rate at R from the F.O.B. origin plan.
First, we present two results from past research on geographic pricing which are used in the construction of the best menu plan: (1) The findings of Beckmann and Ingene (1976) who showed that when demand is linear, the F.O.B. origin plan and the uniform delivered plan are equivalent in terms of market served and profitability.
Result of Beckmann and Ingene: Beckmann and Ingene (1976) showed that if the demand rate is a linear function of price, then the F.O.B. origin and the uniform delivered plans are equivalent in terms of the market served and the profit generated.
If [P.sub.f] [is less than or equal to] c, the profit from customers who select the F.O.B. origin plan does not exceed zero.
Thus, the profit from the menu plan cannot exceed the sum of (1) the profit from an F.O.B. origin plan which has a base price [P.sub.f] and serves [0, [P.sub.u] - [P.sub.f]), and (2) the profit from a uniform delivered plan which serves [[P.sub.u], - [P.sub.f], [micro]] with uniform price [P.sub.u].
If R [is less than or equal to] ([P.sub.u] - [P.sub.f]), then all customers will select the F.O.B. origin plan.