Calculus with Applications (10th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321749006
ISBN 13: 978-0-32174-900-0

Chapter 1 - Linear Functions - 1.2 Linear Functions and Applications - 1.2 Exercises - Page 23: 16


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See text following example 2, Supply and Demand. The equilibrium price is the price at which the quantities of supply and demand are equal. When the price is lower, a shortage of the commodity occurs. When the price is higher, a surplus occurs. Neither situation is favorable for business, which is why the price should move toward the equilibrium price.
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