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condition of not having enough resources to produce all the things people want
alternative choices made by consumers in the marketplace
Economic _______ causes the production possibilities frontier to shift outward.
cost of the next best alternative use of money, time, or resources when one choice is made rather than another
basic requirement for survival
The money used to buy the tools and equipment needed for production is called what?
quality of life based on the possession of necessities and luxuries that make life easier
What, how, and for whom to _____ are the three basic economic questions.
If the percent of households with TV's and Cars is increasing, what economic idea is increasing as well?
sum of those economic products that are tangible, scarce, useful, and transferable
The production possibilities frontier shows the various possible combinations of output that can be produced when all ____ are full employed.
The assembly line is an example of what economic idea?
____ ___ ___ is a key measure of a nation's economic health.
work that is performed for someone
Tools and machinery are in what factor of production?
An economy at its ________ _______ ________ is operating at full potential.
any good that lasts three years or more when used regularly
Increased _______ can cause the PPF to shift outward.
If all resources are not being utilized, a country will be operating ____ their PPF.
A popular model used to illustrate the concept of opportunity cost is called what?
process of creating goods and services
people with all their efforts, abilities, and skills.
economy in which consumers and privately owned businesses make the majority of the WHAT, HOW, and FOR WHOM decisions.
Natural resources are in what factor of production?
worth that can be expressed in dollars and cents
The ____ of production include land, labor, capital, and entreprenurs.
tools, equipment, machinery, and factories used in the production of goods and services
When economic growth takes place, the ____ shifts outward, showing that more products are produced than before.
study of how people try to satisfy their needs and wants through the use of limited resources
The dollar value of all final goods and services is called ______.
The situation in which some necessities have little value while some non-necessities have a much higher value is known as what?
process of using up goods and services to satisfy wants and needs
manufactured goods that are used to produce other goods
diagram representing various combinations of goods and/or services
Manufactured goods needed to produced other goods and services is called what?
market where productive resources are bought and sold
item that is economically useful or that satisfies an economic want
Actions in one part of the country or world that have an economic impact on what happens elsewhere are examples of what?
The study of economics is important because it enables us to become better _____ _____.
way of expressing a need that leads to a preference for some goods over others

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