CBSE (Central Board of Secondary Education- Board Exam) Class-12 Economics: Questions 1 of 523

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Explain the geometric method of measuring price elasticity of demand.


In geometric method we measure elasticity of demand at different points on demand curve. In this method elasticity of demand at any point on straight line demand curve is ratio of lower segment and upper segment of demand curve.

It is represented as:


price elasticity of demand

Price Elasticity of Demand

This iamge is of price elasticity of demand

In this figure Point A represent = =0

Point B represent = = infinite (∞)

Point D represent = = 1

Point E represent = > 1

Point F represent = < 1

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