1.3 Evaluate the role that rational self-interest plays in economic analysis • 1.4 Explain why economics is a science • 1.5 Distinguish between positive and normative economics Review the Chapter 1 PPT and read the chapter. Homework on chapter 1 Due 2/3 homework due on My Econ Lab from BB Modules can be done as many times as possible, make sure you do them until you understand the subject Week 2 Chapter 2 2/4 Chapter 2 • 2.1 Evaluate why everyone, whether poor or affluent, faces the problem of scarcity • 2.2 Explain why the scarcity problem causes people to consider opportunity costs and trade-offs among choices • 2.3 Discuss why obtaining increasing increments of any particular good typically entails giving up more and more units of other goods • 2.4 Explain why the economy faces a trade-off between consumption goods and capital goods • 2.5 Distinguish between absolute and comparative advantage • Review the Chapter 2 & PPT and read the chapters. Homework 2 homework due on My Econ Lab from BB Modules can be done as many times as possible, make sure you do them until you understand the subject Due 2/10 Chapter 3 • 3.1 Explain the law of demand • 3.2 Distinguish between changes in demand and changes in quantity demanded • 3.3 Explain the law of supply • 3.4 Distinguish between changes in supply and changes in quantity supplied • 3.5 Understand how the interaction of demand and supply determines the equilibrium price and Review the Chapter 3/4 PPT and read the chapter . Homework on Chapter 3/4 Homework chapter 3/4 homework due on My Econ Lab on BB Modules can be done as many times as possible, make sure you do them until you understand the subject Page 5 of 8 updated 10/12/2019
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