A company orders and uses 2,880 boxes of office supplies. Each order has a fixed shipping cost of $200 and an additional cost of $3 per box of office supplies. To store a box for a full year costs $5. What is the optimal number of orders the company should make each year? Do not include units with your answer.

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Asked Mar 24, 2019
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A company orders and uses 2,880 boxes of office supplies. Each order has a fixed shipping cost of $200 and an additional cost of $3 per box of office supplies. To store a box for a full year costs $5. What is the optimal number of orders the company should make each year? Do not include units with your answer.

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Step 1

To determine the optimal number of orders

Step 2

Suppose the number of orders is n. Each time an order is placed , an additional e...

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