A supply company manufactures copy machines. The unit cost Cthe cost in dollars to make each copy machine) depends on the number of machines made. If x machines are made, then the unit cost is given by the function C(x)=1.1x 2 -660x + 114,685. What is the minimum unit cost?Do not round your answer.

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Asked Nov 3, 2019

A supply company manufactures copy machines. The unit cost C

the cost in dollars to make each copy machine) depends on the number of machines made. If x machines are made, then the unit cost is given by the function C(x)=1.1x 2 -660x + 114,685. What is the minimum unit cost?

Do not round your answer.

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Step 1

Given:

The unit cost function is C(x)=1.lx- 660x+114,685.
Here, a 1.1, b=-660, and c=114,685
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The unit cost function is C(x)=1.lx- 660x+114,685. Here, a 1.1, b=-660, and c=114,685

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Find the minimum unit ...

The cost is minimum at x
2a
-b
2a
-(-660)
2(1.1)
=300
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The cost is minimum at x 2a -b 2a -(-660) 2(1.1) =300

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