college algebra

posted by .

Annual profit in thousands of dollars is given by the function, P(x) = -.1x2 + 50x - 300, where x is the number of items sold, x ≥ 0.

describe the meaning of the number -.1 in the formula, in terms of its meaning in relation to the profit.
describe the meaning of the number -300 in the formula, in terms of its meaning in relation to the profit.
find the profit for 5 different values of x
graph the profit function over its given domain; use the 5 values calculated in part 3 to construct the graph and connect these points with a smooth curve in Excel or another graphing utility. Insert the graph in a Word file and attach the graph in a Word file to the class DB thread.

  • college algebra -

    It means profit decreases ultimately.

    Look at profit per unit

    P(x)/x= -1x+50-300/x

    This is a company which is not being run well. Graph it as directed.

Respond to this Question

First Name
School Subject
Your Answer

Similar Questions

  1. math

    Annual profit in thousands of dollars is given by the function, P(x) = -.01x2 + 50x + 30,000, where x is the number of items sold, x ¡Ý 0. 1.describe the meaning of the number -.01 in the formula
  2. college algebra

    Annual profit in thousands of dollars is given by the function, P(x) = -.1x2 + 50x - 300, where x is the number of items sold, x ¡Ý 0. describe the meaning of the number -.1 in the formula describe the meaning of the number -300 …
  3. algebra

    Annual profit in thousands of dollars is given by the function,p(x)=200square x-3 +10,000,where x is the number of items sold in thousands, x less than 3. describe the meaning of the numbers 3 and 10,000 in the formula. find the profit …
  4. algebra

    Annual profit in thousands of dollars is given by the function p(x)=-, 1x^2 + 50x - 300, where x is the number of items sold, x is greater or equal to 0. Describe the meaning of the number 300 in the formula, in terms of its meaning …
  5. College Algebra

    Annual profit in thousands of dollars is given by the function, P(x) = -.1x2 + 50x - 300, where x is the number of items sold, x ≥ 0. describe the meaning of the number -.1 in the formula, in terms of its meaning in relation …
  6. College algebra

    Annual profit in thousands of dollars is given by the function, P(x) = 200√ x - 3  + 10,000, where x is the number of items sold in thousands, x ≥ 3.  describe the meaning of the number 3 in the formula describe …
  7. algebra

    Annual profit in thousands of dollars is given by the function, P(x) = -.1x2 + 50x - 300, where x is the number of items sold, x ¡Ý 0. find the profit for 5 different values of x
  8. College Algebra

    Annual profit in thousands of dollars is given by the function, P(x) = -.1x2 + 50x - 300, where x is the number of items sold, x ¡Ý 0. 1.describe the meaning of the number -.1 in the formula 2.describe the meaning of the number -300 …
  9. algebra

    Annual profit in thousands of dollars is given by the function, P(x) = 12x - 100, where x is the number of items sold in thousands, x ≥ 10. 1.describe the meaning of the number 12 in the formula, in terms of its meaning in relation …
  10. College Algebra

    Annual profit in thousands of dollars is given by the function, P(x) = -.1x^2 + 50x - 300, where x is the number of items sold , x >= 0. 1.describe the meaning of the number -.1 in the formula. 2.describe the meaning of the number …

More Similar Questions