Refer to the above data. If a new production technique is developed that enables a firm to produce 20 units of output with 3 units of land, 3 of labor, 1 of capital, and 2 of entrepreneurial ability, this technique would:
A. not be adopted because, although it reduces production costs, it does not increase profit.
B. be adopted because it would lower production costs and increase economic profit.
C. not be adopted because it entails higher production costs than other available techniques.
D. be adopted, even though economic profits would be reduced slightly.