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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


The price of Halloween candy falls the day after Halloween.


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


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


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


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

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