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Point <i>C</i> is superior to point <i>B</i>
10 because it is important to enhance the future of
society.

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Other things equal, the combination of outputs
represented by point <i>D</i> will result in more
Resources rapid economic growth than will the combination
represented by point <i>C</i>.

 
If society produces 2 units of tractors and 12 units
of bread, it is not using its available resources with
Help maximum efficiency.

 
If society is initially at point <i>C</i>, it must
sacrifice 6 units of bread to obtain one more unit of
tractors.

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Learning Objective: 01­03 Distinguish
microeconomics from macroeconomics and positive
economics from normative economics.
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Learning Objective: 01­06 Apply production
possibilities analysis; increasing opportunity costs;
and economic growth.
Topic: Positive and normative economics
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Topic: Production possibilities model
Type: Graph

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(Last Word) Which of the following has to do with the
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The <i>post</i> <i>hoc,</i> <i>ergo</i>
<i>propter</i> <i>hoc</i> fallacy.

  The law of large numbers. 

  The fallacy of composition. 
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  The law of averages. 

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Learning Objective: 01­02 Describe the role of
economic theory in economics.
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Topic: Theories, principles, and models

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Answer the question on the basis of the following data:

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The data indicate that:
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the relationship between consumption and after­
tax income is random.

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Help consumers spend 90 percent of their after­tax
incomes.

 
consumers spend 80 percent of their after­tax
incomes.

  a tax reduction will reduce consumption. 

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Learning Objective: 01­08 (Appendix) Understand
graphs; curves; and slopes as they relate to
economics.
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Topic: Graphs and their meaning
Type: Table

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Purposeful behavior means that:

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  people are selfish in their decision making. 
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decision makers do not make mistakes when
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weighing costs and benefits.

 
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people are immune from emotions affecting their
decisions.

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people weigh costs and benefits to make
decisions.
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AACSB: Analytic
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Difficulty: 1 Easy
Learning Objective: 01­01 Define economics and
the features of the economic perspective.
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Topic: Economic perspective
Topic: Economics

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The problems of aggregate inflation and unemployment are:

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  major topics of microeconomics. 
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Correct!   major topics of macroeconomics. 

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  peculiar to command economies. 

Resources   not relevant to the U.S. economy. 

correct
 
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AACSB: Analytic
Accessibility: Keyboard Navigation
Blooms: Remember
Difficulty: 1 Easy
Learning Objective: 01­03 Distinguish
microeconomics from macroeconomics and positive
economics from normative economics.
Topic: Microeconomics and macroeconomics

 
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(Consider This) Consumers might leave a fast­food
restaurant without being served because:

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they conclude that the marginal cost (monetary
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plus time costs) exceeds the marginal benefit.

 
Dashboard the environment is not conducive to a rational
choice.

 
Courses the lines waiting for service are not of equal
length.

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they are misinformed about the marginal cost and
marginal benefits of the food being served.

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10
correct
 
Inbox AACSB: Reflective Thinking
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Blooms: Apply
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Difficulty: 2 Medium
Learning Objective: 01­01 Define economics and
the features of the economic perspective.
Topic: Economic perspective
Topic: Economics

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Refer to the tables. Opportunity costs of producing military
goods are:
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  larger in Duckistan than in Herbania. 

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increasing in Duckistan but constant in Herbania. 

  constant in both Duckistan and Herbania. 
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10 Correct!   smaller in Duckistan than Herbania. 

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correct
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AACSB: Reflective Thinking
Blooms: Understand
Difficulty: 2 Medium
Learning Objective: 01­06 Apply production
possibilities analysis; increasing opportunity costs;
and economic growth.
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Topic: Production possibilities model
Type: Table

 
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A production possibilities curve shows:

  that resources are unlimited. 

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the maximum amounts of two goods that can be
produced, assuming the full use of available
resources.

 
Account that people prefer one of the goods more than the
other.

 
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combinations of capital and labor necessary to
produce specific levels of output.

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correct
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Difficulty: 1 Easy
Learning Objective: 01­06 Apply production
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possibilities analysis; increasing opportunity costs;
and economic growth.
Topic: Production possibilities model
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Refer to the diagram. The movement down the production
possibilities curve from point A to point E suggests that the
production of:

 
Account computers, but not bicycles, is subject to
increasing opportunity costs.

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both bicycles and computers is subject to
constant opportunity costs.

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Correct Answer  
both bicycles and computers is subject to
increasing opportunity costs.
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bicycles, but not computers, is subject to
increasing opportunity costs.
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AACSB: Reflective Thinking
Blooms: Understand
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Difficulty: 2 Medium
Learning Objective: 01­06 Apply production
possibilities analysis; increasing opportunity costs;
and economic growth.
Topic: Production possibilities model
Type: Graph
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The slope of the typical production possibilities curve:

  is constant as one moves down the curve. 

  is positive. 

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decreases as one moves southeast along the
curve.

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increases as one moves southeast along the
Account curve.

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possibilities analysis; increasing opportunity costs;
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Topic: Production possibilities model
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Resources A nation's production possibilities curve is bowed out from
the origin because:

  wants are virtually unlimited. 

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Help resources are not generally equally efficient in
producing every good.

 
the originator of the idea drew it this way and
modern economists follow this convention.

  resources are scarce. 

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AACSB: Analytic
Accessibility: Keyboard Navigation
Account Blooms: Understand
Difficulty: 2 Medium
Learning Objective: 01­06 Apply production
possibilities analysis; increasing opportunity costs;
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and economic growth.
Topic: Production possibilities model

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Which of the following is a microeconomic statement?

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10 Unemployment was 6.5 percent of the labor force
last year.

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The price of personal computers declined 4.7
percent last year.
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The real domestic output increased by 2.3 percent
last year.

 
Help The general price level increased by 3.1 percent
last year.

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AACSB: Reflective Thinking
Accessibility: Keyboard Navigation
Account Blooms: Apply
Difficulty: 2 Medium
Learning Objective: 01­03 Distinguish
microeconomics from macroeconomics and positive
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economics from normative economics.
Topic: Microeconomics and macroeconomics

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10

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Help Refer to the diagram. Which of the following is a positive
statement?

You Answered  
Because any society should stress economic
growth as its major goal, point <i>D</i> is
superior to point <i>C</i>.

 
A point inside the production possibilities curve is
superior to a point on the curve because the
former requires less work effort.

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Point <i>B</i> is preferable to point <i>C</i>
because the ultimate goal of economic activity is
to maximize consumption.

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Account Given its resources and technology, this society is
incapable of simultaneously producing 3 units of
tractors and 15 units of bread.

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AACSB: Analytic
Blooms: Understand
Groups Difficulty: 2 Medium
Learning Objective: 01­03 Distinguish
microeconomics from macroeconomics and positive
economics from normative economics.
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Learning Objective: 01­06 Apply production
possibilities analysis; increasing opportunity costs;
10 and economic growth.
Topic: Positive and normative economics
Topic: Production possibilities model
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Type: Graph

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The point on the production possibilities curve that is most
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comparing marginal benefits and marginal costs. 

 
determining where least­cost production occurs. 

 
calculating where economic growth will be
greatest.

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estimating the marginal costs of both products in
real or physical terms.

correct
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AACSB: Analytic
Accessibility: Keyboard Navigation
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Difficulty: 1 Easy
Learning Objective: 01­06 Apply production
possibilities analysis; increasing opportunity costs;
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Topic: Production possibilities model

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10 Suppose that a fully employed economy produces only two
goods, hamburgers and flat­panel TVs. If the economy is
currently producing more than the optimal quantity of
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hamburgers, then to attain the optimal allocation of
resources it should:

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  produce more of both goods. 

Correct!   produce more TVs and fewer hamburgers. 

  produce more hamburgers and fewer TVs. 
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  produce fewer of both goods. 

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AACSB: Analytic
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Account Blooms: Analyze
Difficulty: 3 Hard
Learning Objective: 01­06 Apply production
possibilities analysis; increasing opportunity costs;
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and economic growth.
Topic: Production possibilities model

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The scarcity problem:

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10 persists because economic wants exceed
available productive resources.

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has been eliminated in affluent societies such as
the United States and Canada.
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persists only because countries have failed to
achieve continuous full employment.

  has been solved in all industrialized nations. 
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AACSB: Analytic
Accessibility: Keyboard Navigation
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Difficulty: 2 Medium
Learning Objective: 01­04 Explain the individual's
economizing problem and how trade­offs;
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opportunity costs; and attainable combinations can
be illustrated with budget lines.
Topic: Individual's economizing problem­budget
lines
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Calendar Kara was out jogging and, despite being tired, decided to
run one more mile. Based on her actions, economists would
10
conclude that Kara:

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decided that the marginal cost of running one
more mile would outweigh the benefit of the
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additional mile.

  must be an avid runner. 

 
was not very tired, so the marginal cost of the
Help extra mile was very low.

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decided that the marginal benefit of running one
more mile would outweigh the cost of the
additional mile.

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AACSB: Reflective Thinking
Accessibility: Keyboard Navigation
Account Blooms: Apply
Difficulty: 2 Medium
Learning Objective: 01­01 Define economics and
the features of the economic perspective.
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Topic: Economic perspective
Topic: Economics

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Groups

A production possibilities curve illustrates:

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  consumer preferences. 
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  the distribution of income. 

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  market prices. 

Resources Correct!   scarcity. 

correct
 
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AACSB: Analytic
Accessibility: Keyboard Navigation
Blooms: Understand
Difficulty: 2 Medium
Learning Objective: 01­06 Apply production
possibilities analysis; increasing opportunity costs;
and economic growth.
Topic: Production possibilities model

 
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Which of the following statements is correct?

 
The dependent variable designates the "cause"
and the independent variable the "effect."
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The value of the dependent variable is determined
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Dependent variables graph as upsloping lines;
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determined by the value of the dependent
variable.

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10
correct
 
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Accessibility: Keyboard Navigation
Blooms: Remember
Resources
Difficulty: 1 Easy
Learning Objective: 01­08 (Appendix) Understand
graphs; curves; and slopes as they relate to
economics.
Topic: Graphs and their meaning

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Question 20 0.5 / 0.5 pts

Which of the following is not a main function of the
entrepreneur?

  To make strategic business decisions. 

  To assume the risk of economic losses. 

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  To innovate. 

Correct!   To make routine pricing decisions. 

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Courses Learning Objective: 01­05 List the categories of
scarce resources and delineate the nature of
society's economizing problem.
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Refer to the diagram. The concept of opportunity cost is
best represented by the:

Correct!  
move from <i>B</i> on <i>PP</i><sub>1</sub> to
<i>C</i> on <i>PP</i><sub>1</sub>.

 
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move from <i>B</i> on <i>PP</i><sub>1</sub> to
<i>E</i> on <i>PP</i><sub>2</sub>.

 
move from <i>D</i> inside <i>PP</i>
<sub>1</sub> to <i>B</i> on <i>PP</i>
<sub>1</sub>.
Account

 
shift of the production possibilities curve from
Dashboard <i>PP</i><sub>1</sub> to <i>PP</i>
<sub>2</sub>.

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AACSB: Analytic
Blooms: Understand
Difficulty: 2 Medium
Learning Objective: 01­07 Explain how economic
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growth and international trade increase
10 consumption possibilities.
Topic: Unemployment, growth, and the future
Type: Graph
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Which of the following statements pertains to
macroeconomics?
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The Pumpkin Center State Bank increased its
interest rate on consumer loans by 1 percentage
point.

Correct!   National income grew by 2.7 percent last year. 

 
A decline in the price of soybeans caused farmer
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Because the minimum wage was raised, Mrs.
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Refer to the diagram. The movement from curve a to
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10 that are true for individual economic units are
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are generalizations based on a careful observation
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are abstractions and therefore of no application to
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The marginal benefit curve is:

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upsloping because successive units of a specific
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downsloping because of increasing marginal
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Refer to the diagram. The combination of computers and
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is unattainable given currently available resources
and technology.

  suggests that opportunity costs are constant. 

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is irrelevant because it is inconsistent with
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is attainable but implies that the economy is not
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Herbania is technologically better than Herbania at
producing both military goods and civilian goods.

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Herbania is technologically superior to Duckistan
in producing civilian goods.

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Duckistan is technologically better than Herbania
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the total opportunity cost of producing 4 units of
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Refer to the diagram. Given production possibilities curve a,
the combination of civilian and war goods indicated by
pointX is unattainable to this economy.

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Refer to the budget line shown in the diagram. The absolute
value of the slope of the budget line is:

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<i>P<sub>D</sub></i>/<i>P<sub>C</sub></i>. 

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<i>P<sub>C</sub></i>/<i>P<sub>D</sub></i>. 

 
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MU<i><sub>C</sub></i>/MU<i><sub>D</sub>
</i>.

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