Business Econ

I’m trying to learn for my Economics class and I’m stuck. Can you help?

Question 1: Referring to the table information below, hiring a driver costs $10. Each machine costs $100. Which method should he use and why?

An independent driver has the following options. If he buys expensive machinery then he can hire fewer drivers to deliver same output. Over the course of the month he has to deliver to 50 spots. To do the job he has 4 possible combinations of output to use.

Method 1: 20 drivers 10 machines

Method 2: 50 drivers 2 machines

Method 3: 100 drivers 0 machines

Method 4: 10 drivers 12 machines.

Question 2: . Stella Ann Freeman is having a difficult time deciding whether or not to purchase a new car. How would understanding the concept of opportunity costs help her make a decision? (requires citation APA)