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Three Peaks Ski resort has estimate the following demand curve for their lift ticket

Q=7000-160P+40A

Where Q= weekly number of lift tickets, P=price pf lift ticket, A=number of newspaper ads week

Question:

A. The Three Peaks charges \$25 per ticket and has 5 advertisement notices in the local newspapers. How many lift tickets do they expect to sell

B. Keeping the advertisement level the same (at 5), calculate the point(price) elasticity at the above price (\$25 per ticket)

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A. The Three Peaks charges \$25 per ticket and has 5 advertisement notices in the local newspapers. How many lift tickets do they expect to sell
Q = 7000-160*25+40*5=3200 ...

#### Solution Summary

The expert determines the point elasticity of demand in this case.

\$2.49