If consumption was $2B, investment $0.5B, government purchases $3B, exports $1B ...

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Q:

If consumption was $2B, investment $0.5B, government purchases $3B, exports $1B, and imports $2B what is the GDP?
a) $6.5B
b) $4.5B
c) $7.5B
d) $5.5B

A:

The correct answer is b.
GDP = Consumption + Investment + Government Purchases + (Exports - Imports)
So,
GDP = 2+0.5+3+(1-2) = $4.5B
Topic: CSC Volume 1 - Micro and Macroeconomics


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