If the price elasticity of demand for used cars priced between $4,000 and $6,000 is -0.75 (using the mid-point method), what will be the percent change in quantity demanded when the price of a used car falls from $6,000 to $4,000? Instructions: Round your answer to the nearest whole number (percent).

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If the price elasticity of demand for used cars priced between $4,000 and $6,000 is -0.75 (using the mid-point method), what will be the percent change in quantity demanded when the price of a used car falls from $6,000 to $4,000? Instructions: Round your answer to the nearest whole number (percent).

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Price elasticity of demand (PED or Ed) is a measure used in economics to show the responsiveness, or elasticity, of the quantity demanded of a good or service to a change in its price when nothing but the price changes.

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Formula to calculating the percentage change in quantity demanded is:

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