chapter 18 economics

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In a ____ system, private citizens own most, if not all, of the means of production.
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A ____ is choosing the alternative that has the greatest value from among comparable-quality products.
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In a ____, most economic decisions are made by individuals looking out for their own interests.
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When one thing is exchanged for the use of another, it is called a
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Going to the movies and having popcorn is a need if you want it bad enough.
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A ____ system allows businesses to compete for profit with a minimum of government interference.
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____ are rewards offered to try to get people to take certain economic actions.
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The U.S has an economy based on free-markets enterprises and capitalism.
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Incentives are rewards for the poor and elderly ONLY.
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The added cost of producing one additional unit is the ____ cost.
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Economists use models to better understand the past or present and to predict the future.
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The ____ cost is what you cannot buy or do when choosing to do one thing rather than another.
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Competition is bad for consumers and forces businesses to keeps prices high.
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Which one is NOT a need?
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What occurs when we lack the resources to produce the things we want?
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____ costs remain the same regardless of the number of units produced.
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____ costs are expenses that increase as production grows.
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The Government does NOT play a role in the keeping the economy working.
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____ are things we would like to have to make life more comfortable.
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What is the study of how we make decisions in a world where resources are limited?