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Elasticity of supply refers to the degree of responsiveness of supply of a commodity to changes in its

A. Demand

B. Price

C. Cost of production

D. State of technology

Answer: Option B

Solution(By Examveda Team)

Elasticity of supply refers to the degree of responsiveness of supply of a commodity to changes in its Price. Elasticity of supply measures the degree of responsiveness of quantity supplied to a change in own price of the commodity. It is also defined as the percentage change in quantity supplied divided by percentage change in price.

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Which among the following statement is INCORRECT?

A. On a linear demand curve, all the five forms of elasticity can be depicted

B. If two demand curves are linear and intersecting each other, then, coefficient of elasticity would be same on different demand curves at the point of intersection.

C. If two demand curves are linear and parallel to each other, then, at a particular price, the coefficient of elasticity would be different on different demand curves.

D. The price elasticity of demand is expressed in terms of relaive not absolute changes in Price and Quantity demanded.