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1 What is Economics? Unit 1 Homework: Page 6 Problems 1 to 6 Write out the questions and the answers.

2 In your notebook: Write a five paragraph essay on: What I think Economics is? What I think Economics is?

3 Economics: the study of choices people make to fulfill their unlimited ______ and _______ even though there are limited __________. Economics: the study of choices people make to fulfill their unlimited ______ and _______ even though there are limited __________. For example: For example: You must choose how to spend your timeYou must choose how to spend your time Businesses must choose how many people to hireBusinesses must choose how many people to hire

4 Two branches of Economics  ________________: study of economic behavior and decision making of small units, such as individuals, families and businesses; can even be an entire market.  ________________: study of economic behavior of entire economies. Examples: Countries and government spending

5 Macro or Micro? 1. Taxes:_______ 1. Taxes:_______ 2. Foreign exchange rates:_______ 2. Foreign exchange rates:_______ 3. Profitability of McDonalds:______ 3. Profitability of McDonalds:______ 4. Price of eggs:_______ 4. Price of eggs:_______ 5. Trade tariffs:_______ 5. Trade tariffs:_______ 6. Supply of Money:_______ 6. Supply of Money:_______

6 Definitions Needs: 1._______, 2.________,3.______ Needs: 1._______, 2.________,3.______ _______: anything desired that’s not a need _______: anything desired that’s not a need _______: physical objects like clothes or shoes _______: physical objects like clothes or shoes _________: actions or activities one person does for another _________: actions or activities one person does for another __________: person that starts a business __________: person that starts a business __________: producers will not or cannot offer goods or services at current prices __________: producers will not or cannot offer goods or services at current prices

7 _____ to produce? For _____ to produce?

8 4 Factors of Production C.E.L.L. _______ :Any ___________resource that is used to create other goods and services. _______ :Any ___________resource that is used to create other goods and services. ________: ______that starts abusiness ________: ______that starts abusiness _____: all natural resources that are used to produce goods and services. _____: all natural resources that are used to produce goods and services. _______: Any effort a person devotes to a task for which that person is paid. _______: Any effort a person devotes to a task for which that person is paid.

9 Video Questions What are some of the factors of production for CD NOW? What are some of the factors of production for CD NOW? How did the factors of production change for CD Now in their first five years of business? How did the factors of production change for CD Now in their first five years of business?

10 Trade-offs & Opportunity Cost _________are all the alternatives that we give up whenever we choose one course of action over others. _________are all the alternatives that we give up whenever we choose one course of action over others. The most desirable alternative given up as a result of a decision is known as_________. The most desirable alternative given up as a result of a decision is known as_________. What’s the difference between the two? _____________________________ _____________________________ What’s the difference between the two? _____________________________ _____________________________

11 The Cost of College Year Direct Costs of College Opportunity Costs (Lost Wages) 1$8,000$16,000 2$8,500$16,500 3$9,000$17,000 4$9,500$17,500 Total$35,000$67,000

12 The Total Cost of College College Costs + Opportunity Costs = $35,000 + $67,000 = $102,000

13 Economic Mystery "When it takes, at least, an additional seven years of schooling, and over one hundred thousand dollars in costs and lost earnings, why would a person want to graduate from college instead of dropping out after the ninth grade?"

14 Homework Page 6 Problems 1 to 6 Write out the questions and the answers.


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