# 90. Production Cost A small-appliance manufacturer finds that if he produces x toaster ovens in a month, his production cost is given by the equation y = 6x + 3000 (where y is measured in dollars). (a) Sketch a graph of this linear equation. (b) What do the slope and y-intercept of the graph represent?

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Production Cost A small-appliance manufacturer finds that
if he produces x toaster ovens in a month, his production cost
is given by the equation
y  6x  3000
(where y is measured in dollars).
(a) Sketch a graph of this linear equation.
(b) What do the slope and y-intercept of the graph represent?

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90. Production Cost A small-appliance manufacturer finds that if he produces x toaster ovens in a month, his production cost is given by the equation y = 6x + 3000 (where y is measured in dollars). (a) Sketch a graph of this linear equation. (b) What do the slope and y-intercept of the graph represent?