During 2011, drought conditions throughout much of Europe substantially reduced the size of the corn, wheat, and soybean crops, three commodities for which demand is inelastic. Use the price-taker model to determine how the drought affected (a) prices of the three commodities, (b) revenue from the three crops, and (c) the profitability of those farming the three crops.

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During 2011, drought conditions throughout much of Europe substantially reduced the size of the corn, wheat, and soybean crops, three commodities for which demand is inelastic. Use the price-taker model to determine how the drought affected (a) prices of the three commodities, (b) revenue from the three crops, and (c) the profitability of those farming the three crops.

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