WK2 Application

# WK2 Application - Axia College Material MAT 117 Instructor...

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5 feet 24 feet How long is the PVC pipe? Axia College Material – MAT 117 – Instructor Jordan Applications Scenario 1 Polynomials Retail companies need to keep close track of their operations in order to maintain profitability. Often, the sales data of each individual product is analyzed separately, which can be used to help set pricing and other sales strategies. 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. In this problem, we will analyze the profit found for sales of decorative tiles. A demand equation (sometimes called a demand curve) shows how much money people would pay for a product depending on how much of that product is available on the open market. Often, the demand equation is found empirically (through experiment, or market research). a. Suppose that a market research company finds that at a price of p = \$60 , they would sell x = 28 tiles each month. If they lower the price to p = \$40 , then more people would purchase the tile, and they can expect to sell x = 38 tiles in a month’s time. Find the equation of the line for

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## This note was uploaded on 08/17/2011 for the course MAT117 MAT 117 taught by Professor Ranjitrebello during the Spring '09 term at University of Phoenix.

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