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Chapter 4

Econ Chapter four and MEL ch. 4

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Department
Economics
Course
ECON 1050
Professor
Eveline Adomait
Semester
Fall

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CAITLYN RAMSAY1MICROECONOMICSCHAPTERFOURCHAPTERFOURPRICE ELASTICITY OF DEMANDYouknowthatwhensupplyincreasestheequilibriumpricefallsandtheequilibriumquantityincreasesTHEPRICEELASTICITYOFDEMANDisaunitsfreemeasureoftheresponsivenessofthequantitydemandedofagoodtochangeinitspricewhenallotherinfluencesonbuyingplansremainthesameCALCULATING PRICE ELASTICITY OF DEMANDFormulaPriceofelasticityofdemandPercentagechangeinquantitydemandedPercentagechangeinpriceQPProportionatechangeinPPPaveragex100priceQQQaveragex100quantitydemandedTocalculatethepriceofelasticityofdemandweexpressthechangeinpriceasapercentageoftheaveragepriceandthechangeinthequantitydemandedasapercentageoftheaveragequantityByusingtheaveragepriceandaveragequantitywecalculatetheelasticityatapointonthedemandcurvemidwaybetweentheoriginalpointandthenewpointAVERAGEPRICEANDQUANTITYAveragepriceandaveragequantitygivethemostprecisemeasurementofelasticityatthemidpointbetweentheoriginalpriceandthenewpriceByusingpercentagesoftheaveragepriceandaveragequantitywegetthesamevaluefortheelasticityregardlessifthepricerisesorfallsPERCENTAGESANDPROPORTIONSElasticityistheratiooftwopercentagechangesApercentagechangeisaproportionatechangemultipliedby100AUNITSFREEMEASUREElasticityisaunitfreemeasurebecausethepercentagechangeineachvariableisindependentoftheunitsinwhichthevariableismeasuredTheratioofthetwopercentagesisanumberwithoutunits
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