# Determining equilibrium price and quantity for pears

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The supply and demand curves for pears are

Qs = 10000P

QD = 25000-15000P

Where Qs is the quantity (tons) supplied, Qd is the quantity (tons) demanded, and P is the price per pear (in hundreds of dollars per ton).

a.Plot the supply and demand curve

b.What is the equilibrium price?

c.What is the equilibrium quantity?

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We can find corresponding values of Qd and Qs for various prices by using given functions, ...

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Solution sketches the graph for demand and supply curve of pears. It also explains the steps needed to determine equilibrium price and quantity.

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