quantity demanded

Definition

The amount of goods which would be demanded at a particular price. If non-price factors that could influence demand are removed, then the higher the price of a good the lower the quantity of that good will be demanded. It is the inverse of the law of supply, and is directly related to the law of demand.

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You need to know that you will be able to handle all of the quantity demanded of your business before you close the deal.

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For strawberries, the quantity demanded causes their price to decrease when they come in season every May and increase when they go out of season in september.

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Because the quantity demanded happened to be so low at the moment we checked the price, we were astonished by the new price after the supply was re-established.

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