Quiz 6. DemandFcn

# Quiz 6. DemandFcn - Hint MRS =-MU 1 MU 2(b Calculate...

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Shomu Banerjee ECON 201 DEMAND FUNCTION QUIZ #1 Ambrose consumes two goods, x 1 and x 2 , spending all his income m on them. The price of x 1 is p 1 , while that of x 2 is p 2 . His utility function is u ( x 1 , x 2 ) = 4 1 x + x 2 . The marginal utility for x 1 is MU 1 =2/ 1 x while the marginal utility for x 2 is MU 2 =1. (a) Calculate Ambrose’s marginal rate of substitution. (
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Unformatted text preview: Hint : MRS =-MU 1 / MU 2 ) (b) Calculate Ambrose’s demand for x 1 . ( Hint : Set MRS = -p 1 / p 2 ) (c) Calculate Ambrose’s demand for x 2 . ( Hint : Use the budget equation p 1 x 1 + p 2 x 2 = m )...
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## This note was uploaded on 10/26/2010 for the course ECONOMICS ECON 201 taught by Professor Dr.shomubanerjee during the Summer '07 term at Emory.

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