Let x be the number of units (in thousands) that a company produces and let p(x) be the profit (in tens of thousands of dollars). The following table gives the profit for different levels of production.   x 5 7 9 11 13 15 17 19 21 23 p(x) 7.9 14.9 20.1 27.8 39.4 48.2 60.2 64.2 77.9 103.9 Use the quadratic regression program to find a mathematical model for p(x).

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Let x be the number of units (in thousands) that a company produces and let p(x) be the profit (in tens of thousands of dollars). The following table gives the profit for different levels of production.

 

x 5 7 9 11 13 15 17 19 21 23
p(x) 7.9 14.9 20.1 27.8 39.4 48.2 60.2 64.2 77.9 103.9

Use the quadratic regression program to find a mathematical model for p(x).

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