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98. Average Cost A clothing manufacturer finds that the cost
of producing x shirts is 500 + 6x + 0.01x² dollars.
(a) Explain why the average cost per shirt is given by the
rational expression
500 + 6x + 0.01x?
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(b) Complete the table by calculating the average cost per
shirt for the given values of x.
Average cost
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98. Average Cost A clothing manufacturer finds that the cost of producing x shirts is 500 + 6x + 0.01x² dollars. (a) Explain why the average cost per shirt is given by the rational expression 500 + 6x + 0.01x? A (b) Complete the table by calculating the average cost per shirt for the given values of x. Average cost 10 20 50 100 200 500 1000