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Kaplan BUS224 week 1 assignment




Question;BU224Unit 1 Assignment Template;Name: -;Course Number: -;Section Number: -;Unit Number: - 1;Date: -;---------------------------------- General Instructions for all Assignments-----------------------------------;1.;Unless specified differently by your course instructor, save this assignment;template to your computer with the following file naming format;Course;number_section number_LAST_FIRST_ unit number;2. At the top of the template, insert the;appropriate information: Your Name, Course Number, Section Number and Date;3.;Insert your answers below, or in the appropriate space provided for in the;question. Your answers should follow the;APA format with citations to your sources and, at the bottom of your last page;a list of references. Your answers should also be in Standard English with;correct spelling, punctuation, grammar, and style (double spaced, in Times New;Roman, 12-point, black font). Respond to;questions in a thorough manner, providing specific examples of concepts;topics, definitions, and other elements asked for in the questions.;4. Provide a list of references at the end of;the last page of your assignment.;5.;Upload the completed assignment to the appropriate dropbox.;6.;Any questions about the assignment, or format questions, should be directed to your;course instructor.;-------------------------------------------;Career Competencies -----------------------------------------;In;this assignment, you will engage in developing the following career;competencies;Analyzing;Quantitative Data;Analyzing;Qualitative Data;Improving;Global Awareness;------------------------------------------- Assignment -------------------------------------------;1. Liza needs to buy a textbook for the;next economics class. The price at the college bookstore is $65. One online;site offers it for $55 and another site, for $57. All prices include sales tax.;The accompanying table indicates the typical shipping and handling charges for;the textbook ordered online.;Shipping;method;Delivery;time;Charge;Standard shipping;3?7 days;$3.99;Second-day air;2 business days;$8.98;Next-day air;1 business day;$13.98;a.;What is the opportunity cost of buying online instead of at the bookstore? Note that if you buy the book online, you;must wait to get it.;b.;Show the relevant choices for this student. What determines which of these;options the student will choose?;2.;In August 2007, a sharp downturn in the U.S. housing market reduced the income of;many who worked in the home construction industry. A Wall Street Journal news;article reported that Wal-Mart?s wire-transfer business was likely to suffer;because many construction workers are Hispanics who regularly send part of;their wages back to relatives in their home countries via Wal-Mart. With this;information, use one of the principles of economy-wide interaction to trace a;chain of links that explains how reduced spending for U.S. home purchases is;likely to affect the performance of the Mexican economy.;3. During the Great Depression, food was;left to rot in the fields or fields that had once been actively cultivated were;left fallow. Use one of the principles of economy-wide interaction to explain;how this could have occurred.;--------------------------------------------;References;Unit _1;Practice Assignment Grading Rubric;Content;Percent Possible;Points Possible;Full assignment;100%;40;Overall Writing;20%;8;correct coversheet information at the top of 1st page;5%;2;APA format for answers;3%;1;correct citations;3%;1;standard English no errors;4%;2;At least ONE, or more, references;5%;2;Answers: provides complete information demonstrating;analysis and critical thinking;80%;32;Individual Questions;1.a. - Identify the;relevant opportunity costs;20%;8;1. b. - Identify;relevant choices and explain the decision process;30%;12;2. - Explain how a;downturn in the American economy affects the Mexican economy;15%;6;3. - Explain why food rotted;in the field during the Great Depression;15%;6


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