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A firm is considering locating a 100 employee microprocessor production facility in one of Aland’s cities. The products this firm will produce are expected to be exported to other places (other cities within and outside the country). City planners think it is possible that the urban area chosen for the facility could be either A, D, or E. They do a quick computation using economic base information. According to their computations the facility will generate how many jobs in each of those cities three cities?

City (Urban Center) Population Total Employment Basic Employment
A 1,500,000 750,000 250,000
B 1,200,000 600,000 200,000
C 800,000 400,000 175,000
D 600,000 300,000 150,000
E 500,000 200,000 125,000

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