Number of Apples 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10Total Utility 7 13 18 22 25 27 28 28 27 25Marginal Utility

Question

Number of Apples 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10

Total Utility: 7,13,18,22,25,27,28,28,27,25

Marginal Utility:

7,6,5,4,3,2,1,0,-1,-2

a)at what point does diminishing marginal utility set in?

b)If apples were freely given away at zero cost, how many apples would she choose to consume?

c) if janet is at her maximum utility from apple consumption, what will happen to her level of utility if she consumes an additional apple?

Microeconomics