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If the demand for a good is inelastic, an increase in its price will cause the total expenditure of the consumers of the good to

A. Increase

B. Decrease

C. Remain the same

D. Become zero

Answer: Option A

Solution(By Examveda Team)

If the demand for a good is inelastic, an increase in its price will cause the total expenditure of the consumers of the good to increase. Raising prices will always cause total revenue to increase.

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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.