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anonymous
 5 years ago
Topic: Partial Derivatives
A computer company has a monthly advertising budget of $ 60,000.Its marketing department estimates that if x dollars are spent each month on advertising in newspapers and y dollars per month on television advertising, then the monthly sales is given by dollars. If the profit is 15% of sales, less the advertising cost, determine how to allocate the advertising budget in order to maximize the monthly profit
anonymous
 5 years ago
Topic: Partial Derivatives A computer company has a monthly advertising budget of $ 60,000.Its marketing department estimates that if x dollars are spent each month on advertising in newspapers and y dollars per month on television advertising, then the monthly sales is given by dollars. If the profit is 15% of sales, less the advertising cost, determine how to allocate the advertising budget in order to maximize the monthly profit

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amistre64
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0P = S(.15)  Ac ... got that much of it :)

amistre64
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0P = S(.15)  60,000 .... does this look right to you?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0yes i had up to there, I guess I am on the right track

amistre64
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0is all of the 60,000 to be spent? or some portion of it on x and y?

amistre64
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0it doesnt say how much sales are generated by newspaper, and how much by tv.... thats whats getting me...

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0no it does not so, i am assuming, that , XY and Y=X

amistre64
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0maybe have to do: y = 60,000 x and x = 60000 y in place of that 60,000; but that still dont seem right to me....

amistre64
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0your smarter at this than I am :)

amistre64
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0you sure there aint no pertinent information being left out?

amistre64
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0without knowing the sales generated by newspaper and tv, I got nothing....

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0S = 90x ^1/4 y^3/4 are the constraints of x +y =60,000 F( x,y, *) = f( x,y)  * ( g(x,y) c)

amistre64
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0whats your gut tell you about what to do with: S= 90 x^1/4 y^3/4 ?? Can we derive this with respect to "S" ? And dont trust my judgement on this, cause its a little above me at the moment :)

amistre64
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Do we make one variable constant?
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