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anonymous

  • one year ago

What would be the equation for this? A factory starts with 340 million items, and they make 1.7 million more on average every hour. Every 2 hours, they make 1% more than they did in the previous hours 2 hours before. Simple, I know a fraction and/or 0.01is in there somewhere >_>

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  1. SolomonZelman
    • one year ago
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    "1.7 million more on average every hour." Does that mean that the hourly production increases by 1.7 million every hour?

  2. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Hourly production is not exactly 1.7 million per hour, so they would be error. But, I'm just going to assume that 1.7 is the production rate for now - since I wouldn't know how to use an average.

  3. SolomonZelman
    • one year ago
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    I am just struggling with the intepretation of the problem. It is written a bit abstruse for me.....

  4. SolomonZelman
    • one year ago
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    So for my understanding of the case is that they had 340 million from start, and after every 2 hours the hourly production grows by 10%.

  5. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    *10% of the 1.7 million

  6. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    *sorry, 1%

  7. SolomonZelman
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    grows by by 1.7% i needed to say...

  8. SolomonZelman
    • one year ago
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    but am I right?

  9. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    @SolomonZelman

  10. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Items = 340000000+(1700000x)*(1.01(x/2))

  11. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    ?

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