Economics Lesson

2. Tender Care is a licensed day care center located in a city of 300,000 people. Tender Care has three centers operating in this city. There are about 15 similar day care centers operating in this city also. Some businesses have their own on-site day care centers for their employees. In addition, there are many individuals who conduct day care activities out of their own homes. Due to the number of day care operations, they all charge approximately the same price.

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3. Mr. Jones has approximately 300 dairy cattle that he milks twice a day. Every morning at 9 a.m., the wholesaler stops on his route with his tanker truck and picks up Mr. Jones’ milk. The milk is then taken to the processing plant, where it is combined with hundreds of other dairy farmers’ milk from around the area. Most of the milk is processed and put into bottles or cartons and shipped to local stores. Some of the milk is used to produce other dairy products.

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