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Lesson 4: Production Possibilities | Unit 3: The Curve Page: 13 of 24

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  • How to construct a production possibilities curve using the numbers in a production possibilities schedule.
  • How to calculate the slope of a production possibilities curve and how that slope relates to opportunity cost.
  • How the law of increasing opportunity cost gives rise to the convex (bowed out) shape of the production possibilities curve.


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VALUE IN EXCHANGE

The ability to trade an item or asset, especially money, for other goods and services that can then be used to satisfy wants and needs. Value in exchange means that value (that is, satisfaction) is obtained indirectly through the acquisition of something else. For an item to have value in exchange it need NOT have value in use, value obtained directly from the consumption of a good or service.

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Today, you are likely to spend a great deal of time wandering around the downtown area wanting to buy either a remote controlled World War I bi-plane or a wall poster commemorating Thor Heyerdahl's Pacific crossing aboard the Kon-Tiki. Be on the lookout for poorly written technical manuals.
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In 1914, Ford paid workers who were age 22 or older $5 per day -- double the average wage offered by other car factories.
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