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Unformatted text preview: 3 trees instead of 2 ? Is the total yield increasing or decreasing at each of p = 2 , p = 8 , and p = 12 ? What is the signicance of the p for which dY dp = 0 ? About how many trees should the farmer plant to have the largest yield and about how much fruit would be produced ? Why do you think the farmer does not get more and more fruit by planting more and more trees? (Dont worry about right or wrong. ..just write down one reason this might happen. ..)...
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- Spring '08