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Choose the correct alternative:

Dorbish–Bowley’s Price Index Number is

Options

  • P01(L) + P01(P)

  • P01(L) – P01(P)

  • `("P"_(01)("L") + "P"_(01)("P"))/2 xx 100`

  • `("P"_(01)("L") + "P"_(01)("P"))/2`

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Solution

`("P"_(01)("L") + "P"_(01)("P"))/2`

Concept: Construction of Index Numbers - Weighted Aggregate Method
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Chapter 2.5: Index Numbers - Q.1

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