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# The marginal utility and total utility from consumption of various units of a product x are given below :UnitMarginal UtilityTotal Utility000110102X1837Y4Z3155P6440From the above table find the marginal utility derived from consumption of 2nd unit___.

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18
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8
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9
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10
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Solution

## The correct option is B 8We know, Marginal Utility= total utility of the n th unit - total utility of the (n-1 )th unit Thus , marginal utility derived from the consumption of 2 nd unit= total utility of the 2nd unit - total utility derived from the 1st unit = 18 - 10 = 8

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