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# when soft drinks are sold for \$1 per bottle approx.

6000 soft drinks are sold when the soft drinks are raised to \$1.20 per bottle, the quantity demanded drops to 5600 the initial cost is \$5000 and the cost per unit is \$.50 assuming that the demand function is linear, what number of bottles and what price per bottle will yield a maximum profit?

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1) When soft drinks are sold for \$1.00 per bottle at football games, approximately 6000 bottles are
sold. When the price is raised to \$1.20 per bottle, the quantity demanded drops to 5600. The initial
cost is \$5000 and the cost per unit is \$0.50. Assuming that the demand function is linear, what
number of bottles and what price per bottle will yield a maximum profit?
( P - P . ) = M ( x - x . )
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