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As you can see from the graph, the LRATC doesn't touch the SRATC curves when they're at their minimum. Why is this so?

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Denesp's comment is your full answer: it's a badly-drawn chart which fails to do its one job, that was to illustrate that the long-run cost curve consists of joining up the minima of the short-run cost curves.

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There is a nice explanation, just take a look at the source here.

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