Applied Calculus

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In deciding whether o r not to setup a new manufacturing plant, analysts for a popcorn company have decided that a linear function is a reasonable estimations for the total cost C(x) in dollars to produce x bags of microwave popcorn. They estimate the cost to produce 10000 bags as \$5380 and the cost to produce 15000 bags as \$7690. Find the marginal cost of the bags of microwave popcorn to be produced in this plant

1. Mgraph

C(x)=ax+b

a*10000+b=5380
a*15000+b=7690

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