Ch 4: Georgia Milestones: Supply & Demand

About This Chapter

Go through these lessons for comprehensive overviews of topics related to supply and demand. These topics may be included in questions on the Georgia Milestones Economics/Business/Free Enterprise Exam.

Georgia Milestones: Supply & Demand- Chapter Summary

The Georgia Milestones Exam on economics, business and free enterprise will contain questions that will assess your understanding of the principles of supply and demand. Prepare for these questions by reviewing the lessons you can find in this chapter. Each lesson will provide you with a comprehensive lesson on specific topics relevant to this subject, such as:

  • The concept of Ceteris Paribus
  • Market supply and demand schedules
  • The demand curve in microeconomics
  • The supply curve in microeconomics
  • Causes of supply and demand changes
  • Market equilibrium

Once you have completed all of the lessons, be sure to assess your knowledge of each of these topics by taking the chapter's practice quizzes. If you go through both the lessons and the quizzes, you'll be much more comfortable with the content and format of the Georgia Milestones Exam itself!

13 Lessons in Chapter 4: Georgia Milestones: Supply & Demand
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
The Concept of Ceteris Paribus in Economics

1. The Concept of Ceteris Paribus in Economics

Learn what ceteris paribus means and why it is so important in economics. Find out how it helps us simplify and understand the relationship between different economic variables and forces. See some easy examples to help drive home its importance.

Market Supply & Demand Schedules

2. Market Supply & Demand Schedules

In this lesson, we explore the economic market's laws of supply and demand and the schedules that economists create to tabulate the amount of goods demanded or supplied at certain prices across the entire economy.

Understanding the Demand Curve in Microeconomics

3. Understanding the Demand Curve in Microeconomics

Learn what the demand curve in microeconomics is. Find out the common components of the demand curve and how they are created. See what causes a movement along a demand curve and what causes a shift of the entire curve.

The Supply Curve in Microeconomics

4. The Supply Curve in Microeconomics

Learn about the supply curve and its unique characteristics. Find out some of the common terms used when discussing the supply curve and the difference between a movement along a supply curve and a shift of the entire curve. See some examples of each.

The Law of the Downward Sloping Demand Curve

5. The Law of the Downward Sloping Demand Curve

Discover the relationship between the quantity demanded and price of a good or service in a market. This lesson explains why the demand curve is downward sloping and what factors will lead to a shift in demand.

The Upward-Sloping Supply Curve

6. The Upward-Sloping Supply Curve

Discover the relationship between the quantity of a good or service that is produced and its price. This lesson explains the supply side of a market, including the factors that lead to a shift in supply.

Causes of Supply and Demand Changes in Microeconomics

7. Causes of Supply and Demand Changes in Microeconomics

Learn what causes movements along the supply and demand curves. See how market forces work to cause these movements and the important role that price plays in this.

Identifying Shortages and Surpluses in Microeconomics

8. Identifying Shortages and Surpluses in Microeconomics

Supply shortages and surpluses are inefficient for business, but economics seeks to avoid them. In this lesson, find out how they happen, as well as how businesses work to avoid them.

Microeconomic Shifts in Supply and Demand Curves

9. Microeconomic Shifts in Supply and Demand Curves

Learn about the important forces that can cause the demand and supply curve to shift. Discover how this affects equilibrium and the prices you pay for goods and services.

Using Market Forces to Manipulate Supply and Demand

10. Using Market Forces to Manipulate Supply and Demand

While the forces of supply and demand are powerful, they are not immobile. This lesson explains how various market forces can cause the supply and demand curves to shift.

Market Equilibrium from a Microeconomics Perspective

11. Market Equilibrium from a Microeconomics Perspective

Learn about the definition of market equilibrium. Learn how to identify the equilibrium point on a supply and demand graph and discover what causes this point to change in our everyday lives.

How to Calculate Market Equilibrium

12. How to Calculate Market Equilibrium

Supply and demand is an important part of macroeconomics. In this lesson, you'll learn how to calculate the equilibrium price and quantity in a market at the intersection of the supply and demand curves.

How Changes in Supply and Demand Affect Market Equilibrium

13. How Changes in Supply and Demand Affect Market Equilibrium

Learn how the equilibrium of a market changes when supply and demand curves increase and decrease and how different shifts in the curves can affect price.

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