Chapter 18 EXTRA CREDIT Table Mosquito Spraying Refer to the table A small town

Chapter 18 extra credit table mosquito spraying refer

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Chapter 18 (EXTRA CREDIT)(Table: Mosquito Spraying) Refer to the table. A small town consists of three families who live in an area with lots of mosquitoes. The town is considering a spraying program to control the mosquito population. The marginal benefits of the spraying program are provided for each family, along with the marginal costs of the spraying program. Table: Mosquito Spraying Family A Family B Family C Number of Marginal Marginal Marginal Marginal Cost Sprayings Benefit Benefit Benefit of spraying 1$70$80$30$80260501010032040013541020014719. How many times should the town spray for mosquitoes? At the optimal number of "sprayings" what is the total marginal benefit and total marginal cost? Who benefits the most at the optimal number of "sprayings"? (4 pts.)

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