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Unformatted text preview: worker can pick 5 bushels per hour and is paid $1 . 00 per bushel. The farmer must also pay a supervisor $10 per hour while the picking is in progress, and he has additional miscellaneous expenses of $8 per worker. How many workers should he hire to minimize the total cost? What will be the cost per bushel picked? 4. Let f ( x ) = x 3 + 3 x + 1. (a) Show that f has at least one root in the interval (-1 2 , 0). Explain. (b) Use Newtons method to approximate the root that lies in the interval (-1 2 , 0). Stop when the next iteration agrees with the previous one at two decimal places. 1...
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This note was uploaded on 06/27/2010 for the course ECONOMCIS Econ103 taught by Professor D.allen during the Winter '08 term at Simon Fraser.
- Winter '08