Unformatted text preview: I believe that Hocking’s decision to discount the cost of the dishwasher is not very reasonable because even though it is a small amount of money – if the number of times the dishwasher is used is counted – the cost of the dishwasher still adds a cost to the a cup being washed. In addition to this, Hocking might also want to consider the cost of electricity and soap that was being used to clean each cup. 3. Do you think Hocking's conclusions are valid? Give reasons for your answer. Yes, I think Hocking’s conclusions are valid because he takes account many different circumstances people can be placed in and the type of cup – either disposable or non-disposable – that are likely to be used in each situation. He gives a reasonable backup for his arguments and therefore it seems that Hocking’s conclusions are valid....
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- Summer '07
- Economics, Drinkware, Hocking, individual homes, Hocking’s decision