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### Production possibility curve: A table

The data for a production possibility curve are based on the following: 2 products, blankets and pillows, are produced A fixed amount of labour and capital (machines) There are a 6 workers Varying the amount of labour allocated to the production of pillows and blankets different combinations of pillows and blankets that can be produced are plotted and a production possibility curve is the result. If 6 workers are allocate to the production of pillows and 0 workers to the production of blankets the production of pillows is then 50 pillows and 0 blankets. This is indicated by combination A. If 5 workers are allocated to the production of pillows and 1 worker to the production of blankets the production is 47 pillows and 1 blanket. This is indicated by combination B. If 4 workers are allocated to the production of pillows and 2 workers to the production of blankets the production is 42 pillows and 2 blankets. This is indicated by combination C. Combination D shows that 3 workers are allocated to pillows and 3 to blankets. The production is then: 35 pillows and 3 blankets. Combination E shows that 2 workers are allocated to pillows and 4 to blankets. The production is then: 20 pillows and 4 blankets. Combination F shows that 0 workers are allocated to pillows and 6 to blankets. The production is then: 0 pillows and 5 blankets.
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