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anonymous
 5 years ago
If the profit in $ per day resulting for the sales of x units of a good is P(x) = 27.5x + 0.0175x^2  53. Find the marginal profit when the sales level x is 48 units per day.
anonymous
 5 years ago
If the profit in $ per day resulting for the sales of x units of a good is P(x) = 27.5x + 0.0175x^2  53. Find the marginal profit when the sales level x is 48 units per day.

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amistre64
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0just plug in 48 for "x" in the equation

amistre64
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0or is it looking for the slope of the graph at x = 48? if so take the derivative

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Yes it's using the derivative.

amistre64
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0marginal is additional profit, the rate of change of profit sounds apt..

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Can you explain a bit more cause this is tricking me up.

amistre64
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0you got the derivative yet?

amistre64
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0.035x sounds better eh

amistre64
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.029.18 is what the calulator spits out ;)

amistre64
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0profit is increasing at a rate of 29.18 at 48 units

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Going back over my working now to see if I get the same as you. Thanks for your help again.
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