QRB week 1 - University of Phoenix 9/15/08 Ch.7 #12. 1....

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University of Phoenix 9/15/08 Ch.7 #12. 1. Year Nominal GDP Billions, Price Index (1996 = 100) Real GDP, Billions 1960 $ 527.4 22.19 $2376.75 1968 911.5 26.29 $34.6709 1978 2295.9 48.22 $47.6130 1988 4742.5 80.22 $59.1186 1998 8790.2 103.22 $85.159 Ch 20 #2 1. Graph the accompanying demand data, and then use the midpoint formula for Ed to determine price elasticity of demand elasticity of demand for each of thefour possible $1 price changes. What can you conclude about the relationship between the slope of a curve and its elasticity? Explain in a nontechnical way why demand iselastic in the northwest segment of the demand curve and inelastic in the southeast segment. Product Price Quality Demanded $5 1 Vb 42 3 3 2 4 1 5 Answer: 1/1.5 / ¼.5= .67%/ 22%= 3.05 Ch 22 #7 1. Key Question A firm has fixed costs of $60 and variable costs as indicated in the table on the following page. Complete the table and check your calculations by referring to question 4 at the end of Chapter 23. 1. Graph total fixed cost, total variable cost, and total cost. Explain how the law of diminishing returns influences the shapes of the variable-cost and total-cost curves Graph AFC, AVC, ATC, and MC. Explain the derivation and shape of each of these four curves and their relationships to one another. Specifically, explain in nontechnical terms why the
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