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Comparative Advantage for Cookies and Brownies

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The table below shows how long it takes two individuals, Amos and Debbi, to produce cookies and brownies.

Amos Debbi
Cookies 1 hour 2 hours
Brownies 2 hours 3 hours



Based on the above table, which of the following would produce the most efficient outcome?

A

Debbi should produce cookies, and Amos should produce brownies.

B

Amos should produce cookies, and Debbi should produce brownies.

C

Amos should produce all of the cookies and brownies.

D

Debbi should produce all of the cookies and brownies.

E

Both should produce as many cookies and brownies as possible.