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Question of the Day: AP Macroeconomics
Use the diagram below to answer the following question:
Which of the following best explains the production possibilities diagram shown?
None of the other answers
A shift in preferences of the society away from capital goods and towards consumer goods
An economic boom
A technological improvement that makes it cheaper to produce consumer goods
An increase in the size of the labor force
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