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4. Assume that the demand for a product X is heavily influenced by the price of another product Y (Py), and the income of consumers (I). The cross-price elasticity of X with respect to Y is ex 1.25, and the income elasticity is e 2. (1) Are X and Y complements or substitutes? Why? (2) Is X a normal or inferior good? (3) Suppose now Py decreases by 5%, and consumer income decreases by 1%. will the quantity demanded of X increase or decrease? By what percent?

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