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RENEWABLE RESOURCE: A natural resource that can be increased by either automatically through the natural forces of the environment or through actions undertaken by people. The quantities of renewable resources and not fixed and thus the amounts available for use tomorrow can be increased. Efficient use of renewable resources requires a balance between the rate of use and the rate of renewal. It is possible to efficiently use renewable resources indefinitely. However, such resources can also be exhausted if the rate of use exceeds the rate of renewal. Common examples of renewable resources are plant life, animal life, clean air, and clean water.

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Lesson 6: Supply | Unit 4: Determinants Page: 16 of 19

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  • Supply, the whole range of prices and quantities
  • Quantity supplied, a specific quantity supplied at a specific price.
The difference between:
  • Change in supply, we are changing, moving, shifting, the entire supply curve, the whole set of prices and quantities is changing. The five determinants change the supply.
  • Change in quantity supplied, we have moved to a new quantity on an same supply curve. Only the price of the good changes the quantity supplied.
  • This difference lets us analyze cause and effect.
  • Don't confuse these two.

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Labor, capital, land, and entrepreneurship used by society to produce consumer satisfying goods and services. Resources are often given the more descriptive term factors of production.

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