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RESULTS OF EXCHANGE RATE CHANGES Early in June 1983, it took 245 Japanese yen to equal $1. In August 2017, that exchange rate had fallen to 109 yen to $1. Assume that the price of a Japanese manufactured automobile was $9,000 in June 1983 and that its price changes were in direct relation to exchange rates.

  1. a. Has the price, in dollars, of the automobile increased or decreased during the 34-year period because of changes in the exchange rate?
  2. b. What would the dollar price of the automobile be in August 2017, again assuming that the car’s price changes only with exchange rates?

a)

Summary Introduction

To identify: Whether the dollars price of automobile decrease or increase during the 34-year period due to the variations in the exchange rate.

Introduction:

Exchange rate is at which one currency of a country is exchanged with the currency of another country is termed as exchange rate.

Explanation
  • The exchange rate of one dollar in terms of yen was 245 yen in 1983 and 109 yen in 2017...

b)

Summary Introduction

To determine: The price of the automobile in the year 2015 in terms of Country U dollar.

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