Reply To: Value Differences Among Consumer Goods when Economizing


It would mean that the MU of the 4th unit of A, the 3rd unit of B, 7th unit of C, and 8th unit of D are roughly the same. In other words these units are ranked close together on his preference rank. Close enough together that he does not choose a different configuration.

Pref. Rank
4th unit of A
3rd unit of B
7th unit of C
8th unit of D
5th unit of A

With the preference rank above, he is unwilling to give up the end attain with the 8th unit of D to get the end attain with the 5th unit of A.