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Advantages and Disadvantages of Oligopoly

Some of the Advantages and Disadvantages of Oligopoly are as follows. So let us check out some information on pros and cons of oligopoly to know more about oligopoly.

Some Advantages of Oligopoly are as follows:

  1. During oligopoly the products can be easily differentiated.
  2. Firms have some control on price during oligopoly.
  3. Price stability within market can be seen during oligopoly.
  4. In oligopoly incentive to develop new and better products can be observed.
  5. Greater choices for consumer can be observed in oligopoly compared to monopoly.
  6. Large firms have strong hold over the market during oligopoly.

Some Disadvantages of Oligopoly are as follows :

  1. The biggest disadvantage is "High barriers to entry" - Oligopoly.
  2. High degree of intedependence can be seen between firms during oligopoly.
  3. Abnormal profits can be made during oligopoly.
  4. There are very less chances of economies of scale compared to monopoly.
  5. Costly marketing as well as more extensive advertising is needed in oligopoly.
  6. In oligopoly small business usually fails to establish themselves because most the market is usually captured by the large firms.
  7. Firms cannot take individual decisions and they have to cosider views of other dominant players in the market

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Examples of Polynomials

Some of the examples of Polynomials are given below so let us check it out one by one to know more about polynomials.

Polynomials consists of Constants (like 2, -30  or 1/2), variables (like x and y) and exponents (like 2 in x2) but only 0, 1, 2, 3, 4 .......etc are allowed

  • 4x
  • x - 4
  • 2 - 4x
  • 5x2 - 8
  • 22x2 + 44y
  • 2x + 4y + 5z
  • 4xy2 + 3x -5



Full Form of RAC

RAC - Reservation Against Cancellation

Other full form of RAC are Royal Automobile Club, Rent a Car and Religious Action Center.

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What is Coal Tar ?

Coal tar is a black fluid of tremendously high viscosity when coal is carbonized,

Coal tar is among the by-products which manufactured coke or gasified to make coal gas.

Coal tars are compound and variable mixtures of phenols, polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs), and heterocyclic compounds.

Paracetamol is the only coal-tar derived analgesic which is still in use today, but industrial phenol is now usually synthesized from crude oil rather than coal tar.

Process Validation Stages

Process Validation is divided into three stages, So let us check it out one by one. Following are the three stages.

Stage I - Process Design: With the knowledge of Scale up studies and the prior knowledge which is gained through development, The commercial manufacturing process is defined during this stage of process design.

Stage II - Process Qualification: After defining process design, it is evaluated in this stage to determine whether the process is capable of reproducible commercial manufacturing or not.

Types of Debentures

Check out Types of Debentures discussed below. So let us find out some information on types to know more about debentures.

Debenture Types :

On basis of Security : Secured Mortgage debenture and Unsecured Naked debenture

On basis of Tenure : Redeemable debenture and Perpetual or Irredeemable debenture

On basis of Mode of Redemption : Convertible Debenture ( Fully convertible debenture and Partially convertible debenture) and Non convertible debenture

Full Form of DO,MBBS

Diploma in Ophthalmology (DO) is a course offered by medical schools in various countries.(Other full form and meaning of DO are also available) So check it out other articles related to the given term.

MBBS-- Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of surgery (Degree awarded by medical  school).