## What you’ll learn to do: explain how consumers maximize total utility within a given income using the Utility Maximizing Rule

In this section, you’ll learn how exactly to measure when you are getting “more bang for your buck.”

### LEARNING ACTIVITIES

The learning activities for this section include:

• Reading: A Tool for Maximizing Utility
• Video: The Optimal Purchase Rule
• Simulation: Maximizing Utility
• Self Check: The Utility Maximizing Rule

Take time to review and reflect on each of these activities in order to improve your performance on the assessment for this section.