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An apple orchard has an average yield of 38 bushels of apples/tree if the density is 24 trees/acre. For each unit increase in tree density, the yield decreases by 2 bushels. Letting x denote the number of trees beyond 24/acre, find a function in x that gives the yield of apples
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