Wednesday

April 1, 2015

April 1, 2015

Posted by **Debo** on Friday, October 4, 2013 at 12:30pm.

- Algebra -
**Steve**, Friday, October 4, 2013 at 12:45pmrevenue = #riders * fare

= (178500+1050(190-x))(.01x) for x<=190

that's just a parabola with vertex at x=180.

- Algebra -
**Reiny**, Friday, October 4, 2013 at 12:49pmnumber of penny decreases ---- n

cost of fare = 190-n

number of riders = 178500 + 1050n

revenue = R = (190-n)(178500+1050n)

P' = (190-n)(1050) + (178500 + 1050n)(-1)

= 0 for a max of P

178500 + 1050n = 1050(190-n)

divide by 1050

170 + n = 190-n

2n = 20

n = 10

the fare should be 190+10 = 200

or it should be $ 2.00

**Answer this Question**

**Related Questions**

math grd 10 - station carries 15000 bus riders per day for a fare of 1.90. the ...

Mathematics-please help quick!! - In a city, the PMV fare is 50 toea. The fare ...

Math - the total fare for 2 adults and 3 childrren on the Tilt a Whirl ride $14....

Microeconomics - The new york times reported that subway ridership declined ...

MICROECONOMICS - Can anyone help me??? I have to answer this question: This is ...

algebra - can anyone please help me set this problem up, I can do the math but I...

math - a cab charges the following fare for ea. trip...first 1/4 mi $2.95 for ...

math - air fare club offers membership at $300.00, at least 50 people must join....

4th grade - The total bus fare was $2.10. what was the distance travelled when ...

algebra - You are riding in a taxicab. At 1.5 miles, the fare on the meter is $4...