[Solved] Table 2.4 -Refer to Table 2.4.The Nut House Produces Only Cashews and Produces

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Table 2.4
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-Refer to Table 2.4.The Nut House produces only cashews and almonds.The table above shows the maximum possible output combinations of the two nuts using all resources and currently available technology.
a.Graph The Nut House's production possibilities frontier.Put almonds on the horizontal axis and cashews on the vertical axis.Be sure to identify the output combination points on your diagram.
b.Suppose The Nut House is currently producing at point C.What is the opportunity cost of producing an additional 12,000 kilograms of almonds?
c.Suppose The Nut House is currently producing at point C.What happens to the opportunity cost of producing more and more almonds? Does it increase,decrease,or remain constant? Explain your answer.
d.Suppose The Nut House is currently producing at point F.What happens to the opportunity cost of producing more and more cashews? Does it increase,decrease,or remain constant? Explain your answer.
e.Suppose The Nut House is plagued by a variety of white root-rot disease,which destroys cashew trees but not almond trees.Show in a graph what happens to its PPF.

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