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Match the range of the function f(x) = x2 + 2x − 1 to its domain. Tiles 2 -2 3 -3 Pairs 2 14 7 -1

Answer:

Number of copy machines must be made to minimize the unit cost=160.

Step-by-step explanation:

We are given that the unit cost function C ( the cost in dollars to make each copy machine)

If machines are made =x

Then the unit cost function is given by

C(x)=0.8x^2-256x+25939

We have to find the number of copy machines for  minimize the unit  cost

C(x)=0.8x^2-256x+25939

Differentiate with respect to x

Then we get

frac{mathrm{d}C}{mathrm{d}x}=1.6x-256 ……(equation I)

To find the value of x then we susbtitute frac{mathrm{d}C}{mathrm{d}x} is equal to zero

frac{mathrm{d}C}{mathrm{d}x}=0

1.6x-256=0

1.6x=256

x=frac{256}{1.6}

By using division property of equality

x= 160

Again differentiate the equation I with respect to x then we get

frac{mathrm{d}^2 C}{mathrm{d}^2 x}=1.6 >0

Hence, the unit cost is minimize for x=160

Therefore, the number of copy machines must be made to minimize the unit cost =160

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