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#### a. 4. With the same amount of resources, Country A can produce 25 tons of chicken...

a. 4. With the same amount of resources, Country A can produce 25

*tons*of chicken or 50*tons*of wheat. What is Country A's opportunity*cost*of*producing*1 ton of wheat? 2*tons*of chicken b. 25*tons*of wheat*c*. 25*tons*of chicken d. ton of chicken#### 3. The effect of negative externalities on the optimal quantity of consumption Consider the market for...

3. The effect of negative externalities on the optimal quantity of consumption Consider the market for steel.

*Suppose*that a steel manufacturing plant dumps toxic waste into a nearby river, creating a negative externality for those living downstream from the plant.*Producing*an*additional*ton of steel imposes a constant external*cost*of $385 per ton. The following graph shows...#### Homework (Ch 10) 3. The effect of negative externalities on the optimal quantity of consumption Consider...

Homework (Ch

*10*) 3. The effect of negative externalities on the optimal quantity of consumption Consider the market for bolts.*Suppose*that a hardware factory dumps toxic waste into a nearby river, creating a negative externality for those living downstream from the factory.*Producing*an*additional*ton of bolts imposes a constant external*cost*of $225 per ton. The following...#### (10 points) Develop the algebraic model. Define the decision variables, identify the objective function, and identify...

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*10*points) Develop the algebraic model. Define the decision variables, identify the objective function, and identify all of the constraints. The exercise is going to be 4 weeks long in the mountains of North Carolina. You*have**been*asked to set up a staging base that the executing units can draw their supplies from. As the sizes of the units...#### 4. With the same amount of resources, Country A can produce 25 tons of chicken or...

4. With the same amount of resources, Country A can produce 25

*tons*of chicken or 50*tons*of wheat. What is Country A's opportunity*cost*of*producing*1 ton of wheat? a. 2*tons*of chicken b. 25*tons*of wheat 25*tons*of chicken d. 1 ton of chicken*C*.#### 2. Problems and Applications Q2 An American worker can produce either 5 cars or 9 tons...

2. Problems and Applications Q2 An American worker can produce either 5 cars or 9

*tons*of grain a year. A Japanese worker can produce either 3 cars or 9*tons*of grain a year. To keep things simple, assume that each country has 100 million workers. Complete the following table with the number of workers needed to make one...#### Alpha and Beta, two tiny islands off the east coast of Tricoli, produce pearls and pineapples....

Alpha and Beta, two tiny islands off the east coast of Tricoli, produce pearls and pineapples. The following production possibilities schedules describe their potential output in

*tons*per year: Alpha Beta Pearls Pineapples Pearls Pineapples 0 30 0 20 2 25*10*16 4 20 20 12 6 15 30 8 8*10*40 4*10*5 45 2 12...#### U.S. and Mexico both produce vehicles and tons of plastic, which are sold for the same...

U.S. and Mexico both produce vehicles and

*tons*of plastic, which are sold for the same price in both countries.*Suppose*that with one unit of labor and one unit of capital, the U.S. can produce either 20 vehicles or 45*tons*of plastic and Mexico can produce either*10*vehicles or 17*tons*of plastic. What is the opportunity...#### The table below shows the maximum amount of civilian goods that an economy can produce for...

The table below shows the maximum amount of civilian goods that an economy can produce for each level of military goods

*produced*. Point Military Goods (*thousands*of tonnes) Civilian (*thousands*of tonnes) A 0 60 B 2 55*C*4 48 D 8 39 E*10*28 F 12 15 G 14 0 Graph the PPC for this economy. If...#### 3. The effect of negative externalities on the optimal quantity of consumption Consider the market for...

3. The effect of negative externalities on the optimal quantity of consumption Consider the market for steel.

*Suppose*that a steel manufacturing plant dumps toxic waste into a nearby river, creating a negative externality for those living downstream from the plant.*Producing*an*additional*ton of steel imposes a constant external*cost*of $60 per ton. The following graph shows...

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