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The demand for pumpkins in Halloweenstan is given by:


QD = 60 – 2P

 

1: Compute the price elasticity of demand first when the quantity of pumpkins demanded is Q1 = 20, and then when the quantity demanded is Q2 = 5.                                                        

2: Is demand inelastic or elastic at each point (that is, at Q1 = 20 and at Q2 = 5)?

3: What is the total revenue at Q1 = 20 and then at Q2 = 5, respectively?

4: Is the total revenue maximised at either Q1 = 20 or Q2 = 5? Why?

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