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Which of the following situations best represents application of the principle of comparative advantage?

A

Tom is the both the fastest runner and highest jumper on the track team so he is entered to compete in both the 100 meters and high jump events.

B

Sarah is the tallest member of the basketball team and the best outside shooter, but the coach decides that she should play forward because her height at power forward will help the team more than her outside shooting at guard.

C

Channing is the highest paid employee at the business where she works because she is the most productive.

D

Fred writes the best essay in his English class so his teacher enters the essay in a national competition.

E

Samuel eats 4 slices of pizza but he refuses when he is offered a 5th.

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