# When total utility falls, marginal utility becomes _____. - Economics

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Observe the given table and answer the question:

 Unit of a commodity TU unit MU unit 1 6 6 2 11 5 3 15 4 4 15 0 5 14 -1

When total utility falls, marginal utility becomes _____.

#### Solution

When total utility falls, marginal utility becomes negative.

Concept: Law of Diminishing Marginal Utility
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Balbharati Economics 12th Standard HSC Maharashtra State Board
Chapter 2 Utility Analysis
Exercise | Q 4. (2)(b) | Page 16