Created with raphaël 212demand shift dominatesprice

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Created with Raphaël 2.1.2Demand Shift DominatesPRICE (Dollars per hamburger)QUANTITY (Hamburgers)D1 D2 S1 S2 Created with Raphaël 2.1.2 Therefore, if you know that the equilibrium quantity has decreased, then the dominant cause of the price change must have been the decrease in the supply of hamburgers, as shown by the graph named Supply Shift Dominates. If you know that the equilibrium quantity has increased, then the increase in demand for hamburgers must have been the dominant cause of the price change, as shown by the graph named Demand Shift Dominates. Lastly, if you know that the new equilibrium quantity remains the same as the original equilibrium quantity, neither the demand shift nor the supply shift dominates.

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