Posted by **Mike** on Thursday, November 3, 2011 at 7:41pm.

a newspaper company currently charges $11 a week to its subscribers, but is considering raising their price. the company found that the weekly revenue y can be modeled by the function

y= -750(x-40)(x+20) where x is the number $.50 increases in the weekly price.

a. explain how to find the price that will maximize weekly revenue. what is the price?

b. what is the maximum weekly revenue?

- math ( algebra 2 ) -
**Steve**, Friday, November 4, 2011 at 11:10am
since y is a parabola, with roots at -20 and 40, the max is achieved halfway between the roots, at x=10.

price = 11.00 + 10*0.50 = 16.00

revenue is y(10) = 675000

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