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The polynomial 0.0031x^3+0.0054x^2+1.68 gives the approximate total earnings of a company, in millions of dollars, where x represents the number of years since 1996. This model is valid for the years from 1996 to 2000. Determine the earnings for 2000. Round your answer to two decimals, if necessary.

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  1. Owlfred
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  2. anonymous
    • 5 years ago
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    2000 is 4 years after 1996 so replace x by 4. i got 1.9648

  3. anonymous
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    it has four plausible answers. 2.37 million or 2.53 or 2.7 or 3.13

  4. anonymous
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    really? let me replace x by 4 again

  5. anonymous
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    sorry i got the same answer again. are you sure these annoying decimal are correct?

  6. anonymous
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    oh. im sorry. its .0031x^3+.0054x^2+.185x+1.68

  7. anonymous
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    i got 2.7

  8. anonymous
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    my bad, did mean to leave part out

  9. anonymous
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    ok now it is 2.7

  10. anonymous
    • 5 years ago
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    thx

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