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Principles of Economics 2e

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Steven A. Greenlaw; David Shapiro
ISBN: 9781947172364

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Steven A. Greenlaw; David Shapiro
ISBN: 9781947172364
Textbook Problem

You just got a job in Washington, D.C. You move into an apartment with some acquaintances. All your roommates, however, are slackers and do not clean up after themselves. You, on the other hand, can clean faster than each of them. You determine that you are Chapter 33, Problem 22CTQ, You just got a job in Washington, D.C. You move into an apartment with some acquaintances. All your , example  1 faster at dishes and Chapter 33, Problem 22CTQ, You just got a job in Washington, D.C. You move into an apartment with some acquaintances. All your , example  2 faster with vacuuming. All of these tasks have to be done daily. Which jobs should you assign to your roommates to get the most free time overall? Assume you have the same number of hours to devote to cleaning. Now, since you are faster, you seem to get done quicker than your roommate. What sorts of problems may this create? Can you imagine a trade- related analogy to this problem?

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To find: The jobs to be assigned to the room-mates to get the free time, the problems which can be created after finishing work early by one person and any trade related analogy with this.

Explanation

As given in the question, a person got job in Washington, D.C. and moved o an apartment with some other people. The room-mates are slackers and do not clean things. The person in job can clean quicker than each of them i.e. 70% faster at dishes and 10% faster with vacuuming. All of these tasks have to be done daily.

The job of vacuuming should be allotted to other room-mates having faster time of cleaning and self should be devoted to dish cleaning so as to get free time overall after doing al work

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