The wholesale price for chicken for a country fell from 25¢ per pound to 14¢ per pound, while per capita chicken consumption rose from 21.5 pounds per year to 27 pounds per year. Assuming that the demand for chicken depends linearly on the price, what wholesale price for chicken maximizes revenues for poultry farmers?

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there should be some formulas in your material that relates to this that you can offer us.

25 is to 21.5
as
14 is to 27
-11 is to +5.5 so the rate of change is 5.5/-11 = -.5

D(p) = -.5p + 9
seems to be the demand equation

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