# FAQ: Common Metrics - ARPU 2

This community-built FAQ covers the “ARPU 2” exercise from the lesson “Common Metrics”.

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This topic states: “ARPU increases if more players are choosing to purchase, even if the purchase size stays consistent.”

However, I disagree with this logic.

Here’s why:

Let’s say that on day 1 there are:

• 50 purchasing users who all make \$10 purchases
And

ARPU = \$500 / 100
= \$5

Therefore, ARPU for day 1 is \$5/user

Now, let’s say on day 2 there is:

• 100 purchasing users that all make \$10 purchases
And