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Economics For Today

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Tucker
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ISBN: 9781337613040
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Economics For Today

10th Edition
Tucker
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781337613040

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Chapter 6.A, Problem 8SQ
Textbook Problem

The equation for a budget line for goods X and Y, with Px being the price of X, Py being the price of Y, and B being the budget, can be written as

  1. a. PxX + PyY = B.
  2. b. PxX + PyY = 1/B.
  3. c. PxX = B + PyY.
  4. d. PxX/PyY = 1 – B.

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