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Our economy ______ operates on its production possibility curve.
A. always
B. usually
C. sometimes
D. never

I'm stuck between B and C.

Here's the text:

"Usually there's some economic slack, but every so often we do manage to operate at peak efficiency. When this happens, we are on our production possibilities frontier (or production possibilities curve)."

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asked by tony
  1. Find the one word that is in both your text and your answer choices.

  2. the same word is usually.. but that's under economic slack... I think it's C.. because it says every so often.. which is occasionally = sometimes.

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  3. I think you're right.

    Good thinking!

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