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In market economic systems, prices ration scarce goods and services. All of the following describe examples of prices serving in this rationing function in a market system EXCEPT

A

The price of Halloween candy falls the day after Halloween.

B

Increased demand for a Broadway musical leads to higher prices for tickets sold online.

C

The price of honey increases as a result of decreases in the overall population of bees.

D

Discoveries of new sources of fossil fuels lead to decreased prices of fuel.

E

Price floors for agricultural goods lead to surpluses in these markets.

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