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Price of X in 2000: 36

Price of Y in 2000: 57

Price of X in 2001: 97

Price of Y in 2001: 16

Price of X in 2002: 13

Price of Y in 2002: 5

The base year is

2002The representative basket of consumer goods is 68 units of X and 81 units of Y.

Find the CPI for all 3 years.

Find the inflation rate in 2001 and 2002.

Extra problem (if you have completed Chapter 9):

Nominal interest rate in 2001: 31%Nominal interest rate in 2002: 49%

Find the real interest rate in both years

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CPI in 2000: 548.099301784

CPI in 2001: 612.257564003

CPI in 2002: 100

Inflation in 2001: 11.7055909413%

Inflation in 2002: -83.6670045616%

Real interest rate in 2001: 17.2725544856%

Real interest rate in 2002: 812.263770365%