StudySheetEcon1 - or rewritten as Qx/ Px* Px/Qx Cross price...

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or rewritten as Δ Q x / Δ P x * P x /Q x Cross price elasticity: reveals the responsiveness of the demand for a good to changes in the price of a related good. Price and Quantity demanded are inversely related. As the price of a good rises/falls and all other things remain constant, the quantity demanded of the good falls/rises. As time increases, elasticity also increases. Price elasticity of demand increases as demand increases. 1. Define a demand function, and a demand curve. Do the same for a supply function and curve. Demand function : A Function that describes how much a good will be purchased at alternative prices of that good and related goods, alternative income levels, and alternative values of other variables affecting demand. Demand Curve : Curve indicating the total quantity of a good all consumers are willing and able to purchase at each possible price, holding the prices of related goods, income, advertising and other variable constant. Supply Function:
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This note was uploaded on 05/26/2010 for the course FINA 6260 taught by Professor Fort during the Spring '10 term at University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences.

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