# Solution - Elasticity of Demand

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What is ‘elasticity of demand’? Explain the factors determining elasticity of demand.

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Solution for concept: Elasticity of Demand. For the courses 12th HSC Arts, 12th HSC Commerce, 12th HSC Commerce (Marketing and Salesmanship), 12th HSC Science (Computer Science), 12th HSC Science (General)
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