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Suppose the market demand and market supply for coffee is given by the
Qd = 850 – 15P
Qs = 400 + 30P
A. Find quantity demanded and quantity supplied when the price of coffee is
Rs. 8. Is there a surplus or shortage in the production of coffee? What
should happen to the price of coffee?
B. Find the equilibrium price for coffee by using given demand and supply
C. Prove that the price found in part (B) is an equilibrium price.
D. Show the equilibrium condition in coffee market graphically.
Marks: A = 6(4+1+1), B = 2, C = 3, D = 4