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The existing entries in the following table show the maximum quantities of brownies or chocolate chip cookies Joe

and Julie could make during a week:


Number of brownies made

Number of chocolate chip cookies made







Please answer the following questions below:

a. Calculate the opportunity cost of producing 1 brownie for Joe and Julie.

b. Calculate the opportunity cost of producing 1 chocolate chip cookie for the Joe and Julie.

c. Who has the comparative advantage in producing brownies? Who has the comparative advantage in producing chocolate chip cookies? Why?

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