Week 8 Written Assignment

# Week 8 Written Assignment - Mat 117 Dr Yelena White Week 8...

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Mat 117 Dr. Yelena White Week 8 Written Assignment 4 Answer the following questions. 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. Use Equation Editor to write mathematical expressions and equations. Show your work (calculations and explanation) for every problem. The credit will not be given if work is not shown. Problem #1 (10 points) Construction. The base of a 15-ft ladder is 5 ft away from a wall. How far above the floor is the top of the ladder? a²+b²=c² 5²+b²=15² 25+b=225 -25 -25 b=200 The height of the wall is 200 ft Problem #2 (40 points) Business and finance. 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). The demand equation for a certain type of printer is given by:

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