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  • 4 years ago

Suppose a manufacturer finds that its average weekly costs of production, C (in thousands of dollars), are a function of the number of units produced, x (in hundreds). If C(x) = 0.004 x^3-0.6 x^2+500, then (dC)/(dx)|_(x = 50) =

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  1. anonymous
    • 4 years ago
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    for the second equation given, was is it? it's unclear>>

  2. dumbcow
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    you want to find the rate at which Cost is changing when 5,000 units are produced take derivative of C(x), then plug in 50 for x use power rule dC/dx = .012x^2 -1.2x

  3. anonymous
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    aah, that makes it clear. . the second equation is unclear. . .

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