28th November 2019

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When demand is elastic?

An elastic demand is one in which the change in quantity demanded due to a change in price is large. An inelastic demand is one in which the change in quantity demanded due to a change in price is small. If the formula creates a number greater than 1, the demand is elastic.

Also question is, what does it mean if demand is unitary elastic?

A situation that occurs when the price elasticity of demand is equal to negative one (-1). For a business, when a product exhibits unitary demand this means that a given percent shift in the price of the product results in an equal but opposite percent change in the amount of product demanded.
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