Dmitri and Frances are farmers. Each one owns a 20-acre plot of land. The following table…

Dmitri and Frances are farmers. Each one owns a 20-acre plot of
land. The following table shows the amount of corn and rye each
farmer can produce per year on a given acre. Each farmer chooses
whether to devote all acres to producing corn or rye or to produce
corn on some of the land and rye on the rest.

Corn

Rye

(Bushels per acre)

(Bushels per acre)

Dmitri
20
5

Frances
50
10

Dimitri or Frances?? has an absolute advantage in the production
of corn, and Dimitri or Frances?? has an absolute advantage in the
production of rye.
Dmitri’s opportunity cost of producing 1 bushel of rye is ??
bushels of corn, whereas Frances’s opportunity cost of producing
1 bushel of rye is
bushels of corn. Because Dmitri has a   opportunity
cost of producing rye than Frances,   has a comparative
advantage in the production of rye, and   has a
comparative advantage in the production of corn.