Posted by **Dee** on Thursday, May 24, 2007 at 12:48am.

Help I can go this far and then lost.

In planning for a new item, a manufacturer assumes that the number of items produced x and the cost in dollars C of producing these items are related by a linear equation. Projections are that 100 items will cost $10,000to produce and the 300 items will cost $22,000 to produce. Find the equation that relates C and x

Cost = K1 * n + K2

n= 100

n = 300

from here I'm lost

Well, you know the cost for each of those n.

10000=k1*100 + k2

22000=k1(300)+k2

solve for the constants.

## Answer this Question

## Related Questions

- Phoenix - In planning for a new item, a manufacturer assumes that the number of ...
- Algebra - In planning for a new item, a manufacturer assumes that the number of ...
- Business - In planning a new item, a manufactuer assumes that the number of ...
- math,correction - The problem states: In planning for a new item, a manufacturer...
- Algebra I - In planning for a new item, a manufacturer assumes that the number ...
- Math - average rate problems(check + help) - The total cost, c, in dollars of ...
- math - * I posted this before, but I left out the equation, sorry. A company ...
- algebra - The cost of producing a number of items x is given by C = mx + b, in ...
- math - In a factory of electronic items, the total cost of production, expressed...
- math,algebra,help - Problem states: Business and finance. The cost of producing ...