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Posted by **matthew** on Friday, December 16, 2011 at 3:56pm.

C = 2 x + (300000 / x), where x is in the interval [1, 300]. The delivery of truck can bring at most 300 units per

order.

(a) Find the order size that will minimize the cost

(b) Could the cost be decreased if the truck is replaced with a larger one that could bring 400 units?

- Calculas -
**bobpursley**, Friday, December 16, 2011 at 4:11pmtake the derivative of cost with respect to x. SEt it equal to zero. Solve for x.

I will be happy to critique your thinking.

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