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Ferran owns a large plot of forest land and he is deciding how best to manage it.

Ferran owns a large plot of forest land and he is deciding how best to manage it. Active fire prevention over the past fifty years has allowed the forest on his land to flourish, resulting in a much higher density of trees today than it had in previous centuries. This high density of trees increases the potential value of timber on his land, but it also increases the probability of a massive (and uncontrollable) forest fire. A local silviculturist suggests to Ferran that he reduce this probability by thinning the younger trees on his property, thereby reducing the fuel load. Ferran now faces the following decision:

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The solution options are:
a) c < $8.5m
b) $8.5m ≤ c < $8.75m
c) $8.75m ≤ c < $9m
d) c ≥ $9m

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