Hi! Can you help me with the question below? Northside Social (NS) sells cups of coffee and amazing breakfast sandwiches. The current price of a cup of coffee is $3.00 and the current price of an amazing breakfast sandwich is $8.00. At those prices, NS sells 1000 cups of coffee and 200 breakfast sandwiches daily. NS faces a constant marginal cost for each cup of coffee of 50 cents and the constant marginal cost of breakfast sandwiches is $2. NS increases the price of coffee 5%, to $3.15. After the price increase, NS sells 900 cups of coffee, a decrease of 10% in cups of coffee. Demand for coffee at NS at this price interval is best described as:A) ElasticB) InelasticC) Unitary ElasticD) Perfectly Elastic

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Northside Social (NS) sells cups of coffee and amazing breakfast sandwiches. The current price of a cup of coffee is $3.00 and the current price of an amazing breakfast sandwich is $8.00. At those prices, NS sells 1000 cups of coffee and 200 breakfast sandwiches daily. NS faces a constant marginal cost for each cup of coffee of 50 cents and the constant marginal cost of breakfast sandwiches is $2. NS increases the price of coffee 5%, to $3.15. After the price increase, NS sells 900 cups of coffee, a decrease of 10% in cups of coffee. Demand for coffee at NS at this price interval is best described as:
A) Elastic
B) Inelastic
C) Unitary Elastic
D) Perfectly Elastic

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The elastic demand shows the responsiveness of quantity demand for a good when its price changes. Therefore, the demand for coffee is elastic, because, initially the price of coffee is $3, at this price the NS sells 1000 ...

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