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Appendix D The Environment Environmental and wildlife preservation ensures future generations will have available resources and can enjoy the beauty of Earth. On the other hand, some of the damage humans have already done to the environment is expensive and time consuming to eradicate. Application Practice Answer the following questions. Use Equation Editor to write mathematical expressions and equations. First, save this file to your hard drive by selecting Save As from the File menu. Click the white space below each question to maintain proper formatting. 1. The cost, in millions of dollars, to remove x % of pollution in a lake modeled by x C 2 200 000 , 6 - = a. What is the cost to remove 75% of the pollutant? Plug in x = 75: 6000/(200-2*75) = 6000/(200-150) =6000/50 = 120 million dollars b. What is the cost to remove 90% of the pollutant? Plug in x = 90: 6000/(200-2*90) = 6000/(200-180) = 6000/20 = 300 million dollars c. What is the cost to remove 99% of the pollutant? MAT/117
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This note was uploaded on 04/17/2011 for the course MAT 117 taught by Professor Al-kofahi during the Spring '09 term at University of Phoenix.

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