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Gas Prices

Why does the price of gasoline vary from gas station to gas station? It is all about supply, demand, and competition.

Questions:

  1. Define 'demand,' 'supply,' 'markets,' and 'price.'
  2. List the multiple entities that participate in the production and sale of gasoline.
  3. Identify the core functions of OPEC and list the nationals that are members of OPEC.

Tools:

Understanding money is much more than learning to balance a check book. the.Dollar breaks down the world of finance into lessons you can use to help manage your money.

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