b. True or false: an income elasticity of demand of 0.45 for all medical products implies that consumption will be higher among low-income people than among high-income groups. Explain


Answer 1




Elasticity of demand is a measure of the responsiveness of changes in demand to change in price.

The value of elasticity shows type of good. Negative elasticity indicates that a good is inferior, and people will buy it when their income is low. But once income rises they will buy more luxurious goods. That is not the case here as elasticity is positive.

When elasticity is positive the good is a normal good and increase in income will result in increase in amount demanded of the good.

In the scenario give a positive elasticity of 0.45 should result in higher consumption among higher income people than lower income people.

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What is fixed overhead?

Costs known as fixed overheads are expenses that don't vary based on variations in the volume of business activity each month. These expenses are necessary in order to run a business.

The calculation for fixed overhead is

Fixed overhead  rate= Budgeted overhead cost/ Budgeted volume

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= (Actual output- budgeted output) * Fixed  overhead absorption rate

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Cost of Direct Materials used in production: $50,000

Cost of Direct Labor wages: $37,500

Variable Manufacturing Overhead: $25,000

Fixed Manufacturing Overhead: $125,000

Total units produced: 10,000

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Total cost= $237,500

Now, the unitary cost:

Unitary cost= 237,500/10,000= $23.75

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