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Unformatted text preview: The Marginal Value (MV) of Perfume = 1/3 bottle of Champagne. The Marginal Value of Champagne = 3 ounces of Perfume. Since Margaret’s MV for Perfume = 1 bottle of Champagne (more than the cost), she is willing to buy more Perfume. On the other hand, since her MV for Champagne = 1 ounce of perfume (less than the cost), she is not willing to buy more Champagne. Therefore, Margaret has achieved satisfaction with Perfume, but not with Champagne. In order for her to achieve complete satisfaction, she would need to be satisfied enough that her MV for both products is less than the cost....
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- Spring '11
- Economics, Economics terminology, Marginalism, Marginal concepts, Intermediate Moment