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anonymous
 one year ago
A manufacturer of gas grills has daily production costs of
C = 400 – 5x + 0.125x2, where x is the number of gas grills produced. How many units should be produced each day to yield a minimum cost?
anonymous
 one year ago
A manufacturer of gas grills has daily production costs of C = 400 – 5x + 0.125x2, where x is the number of gas grills produced. How many units should be produced each day to yield a minimum cost?

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amoodarya
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1436384081867:dw hint : it is a quadratic function , so find minimum by finding c'(x) c'(x)=0 x_min is the root(s) of c'=0

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0\[C = 400 – 5x + 0.125x^2,\] right?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0minimum is the second coordinate of the vertex first coordinate of the vertex is always \[\frac{b}{2a}\] which in your case is \[\frac{5}{2\times .125}=20\]

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0oh they just want the number to make, that answer is 20
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