Syllabus of Economics/Scarcity and economic interactions - Q & A

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Questions and Answers

What generally drives consumers in economic theory is ___, while what generally drives producers is ___.

A. minimized cost; maximized profit.

B. maximized utility; maximized profit.

C. minimized cost; maximized sales.

D. maximized utility; maximized sales.