Answer to Question #112768 in Microeconomics for ALI

Question #112768
a)Price of Pepsi is Rs.120 and its quantity demanded is 300 bottles. Suppose due to Raman Pepsi company reduces price of it to Rs. 108 ,due to it its demand increases to 360 bottles. Calculate elasticity and also mention the type of elasticity.
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Expert's answer
2020-04-29T09:21:52-0400

Solution:



"p_1=120; p_2=108"

"Q_1=300; Q_2=360"


"E= \\frac{Q_2-Q_1}{p_2-p_1}\\times \\frac{p_1+p_2}{Q_1+Q_2}"


"E=\\frac {360-300}{108-120}\\times \\frac{120+108}{360+300}=-1.72"


"|E|>1"

Demand for this product is elastic.


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