Posted by **Cody** on Sunday, November 15, 2009 at 6:13pm.

The Sweet Drip Beverage C. sells cans of soda pop in machines. It finds that sales average 26000 cans per month when the cans sell for 50cents each. For each nickel increase in the price, the sales per month drop by 1000 cans.

Determine a function R(x) that models the total revenue realized by Sweet Drip, where x is the number of $0.05 increases in the price of a can.

- Pre-Calc -
**drwls**, Sunday, November 15, 2009 at 6:18pm
Sales S (in cans/month)

= 26000 - 1000 x

where P is the price in cents.

Revenue R = S*P = 26,000 -

- Pre-Calc -
**drwls**, Sunday, November 15, 2009 at 6:21pm
Sales S (in cans/month)

= 26000 - 1000 x

Price P = 50 + 5x

Monthly Revenue R = S*P

= (26,000 - 1000x)(50 + 5x)

Multiply it out.

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