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lynda.boyce

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I need some help with a calculus problem.

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  1. anonymous
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    What is it.

  2. lynda.boyce
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    the profit (in millions of dollars) derived from selling x units of a certain software is modeled by the following function: P(x) = 0.003x^3 + 100x. If the rate of change in profit, called the marginal profit, is modeled by the derivative of P(x), find P'(x).

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    the derivative with respect to x of \(a x^n\) where a is a constant is: \[ \frac{d}{dx} a x^n = a\cdot n \cdot x^{n-1} \]

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    use that rule for each term in your problem. Notice the second term can be written as \( 100 x^1\) so the rule applies.

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