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# Suppose a TV was manufactured 5 years ago in 2013, and it had a market value of 50,000. However, demand for TVs was very low and so it was left unsold. Now, in 2018, it is sold for a market price of 80,000. What amount is added to the GDP of the economy in 2018 with respect to this single TV?

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30,000

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50,000

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80,000

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1,30,000

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Solution

## The correct option is A 30,000 The market price of the TV in 2013 was added to that year's GDP. So, there is a difference of 30,000 between the old price and the current year's price. So this value of 30,000 is added to 2018's GDP.

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