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Hi I need some help with (Modeling with Functions) The total daily cost (in dollars) of manufacturing scented candles is given by the function C(b) = 250 + 3b, where b is the number of candles manufactured. Which function represents the average manufacturing cost, A, in terms of b?

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  1. anonymous
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    @mathmath333

  2. anonymous
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    could you help me @mathmath333

  3. mathmath333
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    where are the options

  4. anonymous
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    1. A(b) = b/250+3b 2. A(b) = 250+3b/b 3. A(b) = (250+3b) x (b) 4. A(b) = 250+4b

  5. anonymous
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    i think it is either 3 or 4

  6. mathmath333
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    is options be this \(\large \color{black}{\begin{align} A(b)=250+\dfrac{3b}{b} \hspace{1.5em}\\~\\ \end{align}}\) or this \(\large \color{black}{\begin{align} A(b)=\dfrac{ 250+3b}{b} \hspace{1.5em}\\~\\ \end{align}}\)

  7. anonymous
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    the second one

  8. anonymous
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    where there is a / im trying to say that everything befor that is above it

  9. mathmath333
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    this is option B ? \(\large \color{red}{\begin{align} A(b)=\dfrac{250+3b}{b} \hspace{1.5em}\\~\\ \end{align}}\)

  10. anonymous
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    yes

  11. mathmath333
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    the average can be calculated when we divided the whole by number of times it occurs so it should be B

  12. anonymous
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    OH! ok now i understand, thanks! that helped alot! !

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