Ireland and Scotland both produce potatoes and sausages. The table below presents their production possibilities schedules.
|Production Possibilities Schedules|
| 0||150|| 0||200|
|300|| 60||150|| 80|
|400|| 30||200|| 40|
|500|| 0||250|| 0|
a. If the two countries decided to put their resources together, what is the maximum amount (in tons) of potatoes the two countries could produce?
b. If the two countries decided to put their resources together, what is the maximum amount (in tons) of sausages the two countries could produce?
c. If the two countries each specialize, what is the maximum combination of potatoes and sausages that they can produce together?
|750 tons of potatoes and 350 tons of sausages|
|250 tons of potatoes and 150 tons of sausages|
|500 tons of potatoes and 200 tons of sausages|
650 tons of potatoes and 450 tons of sausages