Chapter 5.5, Problem 57E

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Ron Larson

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**Consumer and Producer Surpluses** Factory orders for an air conditioner are about 6000 units per week when the price is $331 and about 8000 units per week when the price is $303. The supply function is given by

To determine

The consumer and producer surpluses of a factory for an air conditioner if the supply function is

Explanation

**Given Information:**

Factory orders are about 6000 units per week at the price of $ 331 and about 8000 units per week at the price of $ 303. The supply function is *p* is the price (in dollars) and *x* is the number of units per week.

**Formula used:**

The consumer surplus is defined as,

The producer surplus is defined as,

The equation of a straight line passing through points

**Calculation:**

Consider the supply functions,

Factory orders are about 6000 units per week at the price of $ 331 and about 8000 units per week at the price of $ 303. Take

The linear function of demand is defined as,

So, demand function is

Compute the points of intersection of two graphs by setting the functions equal to each other and solving for *x*,

Divide both sides by

Substitute

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