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An example.  To illustrate how the consumer equilibrium condition determines the  quantity  of goods  1 and 2 that the consumer demands, suppose that the price of good 1 is $2 per unit and the price of  good 2 is $1 per unit. Suppose also that the consumer has a budget of $5. The marginal utility (  MU that the consumer receives from consuming 1 to 4 units of goods 1 and 2 is reported in Table 1  .  Here, marginal utility is measured in fictional units called  utils , which serve to quantify the  consumer's additional utility or satisfaction from consuming different quantities of goods 1 and 2. The  larger the number of utils, the greater is the consumer's marginal utility from consuming that unit of  the good. Table 1  also reports the ratio of the consumer's marginal utility to the price of each good. 
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