# Math

A manufacturer produces certain devices. The fixed cost of production is \$2000. The first unit produced cost \$2 and the cost per unit increases by 20 cents or each additional unit produced. What is the total cost C of producing x units?

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1. The premise is faulty. From your data, the first would cost \$2 to produce, the second \$2.20, the third \$2.40, which sounds illogical. Articles can be produced more cheaply on a mass basis.

Assuming you mean that after first one, the remaining units cost \$.20 each:

C = \$200 + .2(x - 1)

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