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September 21, 2014

Posted by **Jacob** on Friday, March 15, 2013 at 1:02pm.

800/x miles per gallon (mpg) when driven at a constant speed of x mph, where

40 ≤ x ≤ 80.

If the price of fuel is $2.80/gal and the driver is paid $19/hr, at what speed is it most economical for the trucker to drive? (Round your answer to two decimal places.)

I have no idea how I should set this problem up.

- Applied Calculus -
**Reiny**, Friday, March 15, 2013 at 2:11pmbobpursley and Steve gave solutions to very similar questions, you simply have to change the numbers

http://www.jiskha.com/display.cgi?id=1320423725

http://www.jiskha.com/display.cgi?id=1320423629

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