Manufacturing. Bright Ideas is planning to make a new kind of lamp. Fixed costs are $90,000, and variable costs are $25 per lamp. The total-cost function for x lamps is C1x2 = 90,000 + 25x. The company makes $48 in revenue for each lamp sold. The total-revenue function for x lamps is R1x2 = 48x. a) When R1x2 6 C1x2, the company loses money. Find the values of x for which the company loses money. 5x  x 6 3913 1 236, or 5x  x … 39136 b) When R1x2 7 C1x2, the company makes a profit. Find the values of x for which the company makes a profit.

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Manufacturing. Bright Ideas is planning to make a new kind of lamp. Fixed costs are $90,000, and variable costs are $25 per lamp. The total-cost function for x lamps is C1x2 = 90,000 + 25x. The company makes $48 in revenue for each lamp sold. The total-revenue function for x lamps is R1x2 = 48x. a) When R1x2 6 C1x2, the company loses money. Find the values of x for which the company loses money. 5x  x 6 3913 1 236, or 5x  x … 39136 b) When R1x2 7 C1x2, the company makes a profit. Find the values of x for which the company makes a profit.

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