The building shown in the figure has a height represented by x feet. The buildings base is a square and the buildings volume is x3 60x2 900x cubic feet. Express the buildings dimensions in terms of x.
Econ 202 ~ Chapter 3 ~ Interdependence and the Gains from Trade Parable for the Modern Economy Each person consumes goods and services produced by many other people both in the United States and around the world. Interdependence and trade are desirable because they allow everyone to enjoy a greater quantity and variety of goods and services. People benefit by trading because of specialization which leads to gains for everyone. Gains in trade come from comparative advantage Trade makes everyone better off because it allows people to specialize in those productive activities in which they are better at and thus have a comparative advantage in. A closed country can only consume what it produces: No bananas or coffee for Americans without trade.