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# Axia College Material Appendix C Polynomials Retail companies must keep close track of their operations to maintain profitability. Application...

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h. What is the profit made from selling no tile sets each month? Interpret your answer. i. Use trial and error to find the quantity of tile sets per month that yields the highest profit. j. How much profit would you earn from the number you found in part i? k. What price would you sell the tile sets at to realize this profit? Hint: Use the demand equation from part a. 2. The break even values for a profit model are the values for which you earn \$0 in profit. Use the equation you created in question one to solve P = 0, and find your break even values. 3. In 2002, Home Depot’s sales amounted to \$58,200,000,000. In 2006, its sales were \$90,800,000,000. a. Write Home Depot’s 2002 sales and 2006 sales in scientific notation. You can find the percent of growth in Home Depot’s sales from 2002 to 2006 by following these steps: Find the increase in sales from 2002 to 2006. Find what percent that increase is of the 2002 sales. b. What was the percent growth in Home Depot’s sales from 2002 to 2006? Do all your work by using scientific notation. The Home Depot, Inc. (2007, March 29). 2006 Annual Report. Retrieved from http://www6.homedepot.com/annualreport/index.html 4. A customer wants to make a teepee in his backyard for his children. He plans to use lengths of PVC plumbing pipe for the supports on the teepee, and he wants the teepee to be 12 feet across and 8 feet tall (see figure). How long should the pieces of PVC plumbing pipe be? MAT/117

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