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Roger A. Arnold
ISBN: 9781337617383

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13th Edition
Roger A. Arnold
ISBN: 9781337617383
Textbook Problem

Using Exhibit 2, compute the percentage change in prices between (a) 1966 and 1969, (b) 1976 and 1986, and (c) 1990 and 1999.

(a)

To determine

The percentage change in prices.

Explanation

Given the CPI in 1966 is 32.4 and the CPI in 1969 is 36.7.

The percentage change in prices can be calculated using Equation (1) as follows:

Percentage change in prices=(CPILater yearCPIEarlier yearCPIEarlier year)×100 (1)

The percentage change in prices between 1966 and 1969 can be calculated by substituting the respective values in Equation (1)

(b)

To determine

The percentage change in prices.

(c)

To determine

The percentage change in prices.

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