### How many pineapples will she consume

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Georgia consumes only grapefruits and pineapples. Her utility function is U(x,y)=x^2y^8, where x is the number of grapefruits consumed and y is the number of pineapples consumed. Georgia's income is \$105, and the prices of grapefruits and pinapples are \$1 and \$3, respectively.

a) write down Georgia's budget constraint. What is the slope of the budget line?

b) What is Georgia's marginal rate of substitution at the point (x,y)?

c) How many grapefruits will she consume?

d) how many pineapples will she consume?

e) If her income increases to \$120, how many grapefruits will she consume? Are grapefruits a normal or inferior good?

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