- 3.1: Explain the meaning ofeach of the followingterms. solstice equinox ...
- 3.2: MOVEMENT Review the notesyou took for this section. Which latitude ...
- 3.3: a. How do the earthsrevolution and tilt affectthe seasons?b. What i...
- 3.4: Determining Cause andEffect What must be presentfor any type of pre...
- 3.5: Analyzing DataWhat information is shown on eachside of the vertical...
- 3.6: Analyzing DataWhat are the rainy months inBamako? How much rain fal...
- 3.7: Drawing ConclusionsHow is the tropical wet and dryclimate of Bamako...
- 3.8: biome
- 3.9: rain forest
- 3.10: savanna
- 3.11: In what type of situation would it be more important to knowabout w...
- 3.12: How are climate and weather related?
- 3.13: Which of the above terms deal with types of vegetation?
- 3.14: What role does convection play in precipitation?
- 3.15: Which of the above terms deals with increases in average globaltemp...
- 3.16: Which of the above terms has to do with dramatic changes inPacific ...
- 3.17: What is the relative location of rain forests?
- 3.18: What does savanna have in common with steppe and prairie?
- 3.19: Which of the above terms could be affected by the greenhouseeffect?
- 3.20: What is the relationship between an ecosystem and a biome?
- 3.21: What causes the changing seasons on earth?
- 3.22: What are the major factors that cause weather?
- 3.23: What are the different types of precipitation?
- 3.24: What are four factors that influence climate?
- 3.25: How do ocean currents affect climate?
- 3.26: What might be some causes of global warming?
- 3.27: What general information about climate is included in a description...
- 3.28: What are the five basic climate regions?
- 3.29: How does climate affect soil?
- 3.30: How are forestlands defined?
- 3.31: Using Your NotesUse your completed chart to answer these questions....
- 3.32: Geographic Themesa. REGION Why are there few subarctic climate zone...
- 3.33: Identifying ThemesHow might the climate of an area be affected by g...
- 3.34: Drawing ConclusionsWhat is incorrect about defining a desert by lan...
- 3.35: Making InferencesWhy is a hurricane such a deadly storm?
- 3.36: MOVEMENT Which decade (10-yearspan) had the highest temperatures?
- 3.37: MOVEMENT In approximately which yeardid temperatures begin to consi...
- 3.38: HUMANENVIRONMENT INTERACTIONWhat impact might the greenhouse effect...
Solutions for Chapter 3: Seasons and Weather
Full solutions for World Geography
the tendency for the mix of unobserved attributes to become undesirable from the standpoint of an uninformed party
average total cost
total cost divided by the quantity of output
an excess of tax revenue over government spending
fluctuations in economic activity, such as employment and production
the proposition that if private parties can bargain without cost over the allocation of resources, they can solve the problem of externalities on their own
a difference in wages that arises to offset the nonmonetary characteristics of different jobs
the quantity of output that minimizes average total cost
factors of production
the inputs used to produce goods and services
costs that do not vary with the quantity of output produced
the accumulation of investments in people, such as education and on-the-job training
income elasticity of demand
a measure of how much the quantity demanded of a good responds to a change in consumers’ income, computed as the percentage change in quantity demanded divided by the percentage change in income
spending on capital equipment, inventories, and structures, including household purchases of new housing
the political philosophy according to which the government should choose policies deemed just, as evaluated by an impartial observer behind a “veil of ignorance”
a small incremental adjustment to a plan of action
the increase in output that arises from an additional unit of input
the change in total revenue from an additional unit sold
a monopoly that arises because a single firm can supply a good or service to an entire market at a smaller cost than could two or more firms
an economy that interacts freely with other economies around the world
total revenue minus total cost
government programs that supplement the incomes of the needy welfare economics the study of how the allocation of resources affects economic well-being