Consumer and Producer Surplus

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If Kay is willing to pay $25,000 for a truck and finds the model he wants for $22,500, Kay has

    • a consumer surplus of $2,500.00.
    • a producer surplus of $2,500.00.
    • a social surplus of $25,000.00.