# Economics

The economic concept of guns or butter means that
A. a person can spend money on either sports equipment or food.
B. a company must decide whether to manufacture guns or butter.
C. a government must decide to produce more or less military or consumer goods.
D. a government can buy unlimited military and civilian goods if it is rich enough.

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1. Guns are military equipment. Butter is food. Does a government have to make a choice between the two, or can it do both, have an expensive military AND support the poor?

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2. Note that the question's phrase is guns OR butter, not guns AND butter.

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3. They should be able to do both....especially since all people need food, and we need guns for protection....right?

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4. So.....B?

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5. Not B.

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6. Okay...hmmm let me read this more carefully

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7. Yes, C is right.

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Ms. Sue
8. Awesome! Thanks for helping me out!

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9. You're welcome.

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