# Marginal rate of technical substitution (MRTS)

The rate at which one input X may be substituted for another input Y in a

production process, while total output remains constant, is:

a) the slope of the isoquant curve

b) the marginal rate of technical substitution (MRTS)

c) equal to MPx/MPy

d) all of the above

e) none of the above

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By definition this is equal to the marginal rate of technical substitution (MRTS). The isoquant curve ...

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