Economics For Today

10th Edition
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781337613040

Economics For Today

10th Edition
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781337613040


Chapter 5, Problem 6SQ
Textbook Problem

If a decrease in the price of movie tickets increases the total revenue of movie theaters, this is evidence that demand is

  1. a. price elastic.
  2. b. price inelastic.
  3. c. unit elastic with respect to price.
  4. d. perfectly inelastic.

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