anonymous
  • anonymous
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
Mathematics
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  • chestercat
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amistre64
  • amistre64
P = S(.15) - Ac ... got that much of it :)
amistre64
  • amistre64
x + y = 60,000
amistre64
  • amistre64
P = S(.15) - 60,000 .... does this look right to you?

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anonymous
  • anonymous
yes i had up to there, I guess I am on the right track
anonymous
  • anonymous
thank you very much
amistre64
  • amistre64
is all of the 60,000 to be spent? or some portion of it on x and y?
amistre64
  • amistre64
it doesnt say how much sales are generated by newspaper, and how much by tv.... thats whats getting me...
anonymous
  • anonymous
no it does not so, i am assuming, that , X-Y and Y=X
amistre64
  • amistre64
maybe 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
  • amistre64
your smarter at this than I am :)
amistre64
  • amistre64
you sure there aint no pertinent information being left out?
amistre64
  • amistre64
without knowing the sales generated by newspaper and tv, I got nothing....
anonymous
  • anonymous
S = 90x ^1/4 y^3/4 are the constraints of x +y =60,000 F( x,y, *) = f( x,y) - * ( g(x,y)- c)
anonymous
  • anonymous
where * is lamda
amistre64
  • amistre64
whats 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
  • amistre64
Do we make one variable constant?
anonymous
  • anonymous
where * is lamda

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