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gabaloolo
one year ago

which of the following correctly describes an example of how climate affects the economy of countries in North America? (3 points)

a. Countries that have varying climates will often also have unstable economies.

b. There are not enough crops to grow in countries that do not have regular seasons.

c. Countries with harsh climates do not ave the natural resources to support the economy.

d. Tourism is an important industry in countries with tropical climates.

I think the answer is C.

asked by StudeNt
  1. I disagree. Remember there's a lot of oil in the Arctic.

    posted by Ms. Sue
  2. There are only three countries in North America. The climate varies greatly in both Canada and the United States. Both have very strong economies. Mexico has a weaker economy, but is that due to climate? Figure it out.

    posted by Reed
  3. is it b.?

    posted by StudeNt
  4. The Caribbean islands and Central America are also part of North America.

    The best answer is d.

    posted by Ms. Sue
  5. Greenland is also considered part of North America.

    http://www.worldatlas.com/webimage/countrys/na.htm

    posted by Ms. Sue
  6. Yes, you're right, the Caribbean is part of North America, and so is Greenland. I mis-spoke. Central America is called that for reason, however. It's not South America, but is usually considered it's own, what, subcontinent?

    But I agree, the best answer is D.

    posted by Reed

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