Oscar's Bowling,​ Inc., wants to break into the Phoenix metropolitan market with one of its​ super-sized 200​ lane, 24-hour bowling alleys.​ It, however, only has enough capital to build one facility. Oscar wants it to be centered by​ population, as determined by the center of gravity method. The following information is​ given:                                                                                                       City Population x coordinate y coordinate Tempe 275,000 5 5 Scottsdale 415,000 5 10 Chandler 310,000 5 0 Mesa 660,000 10 1 Glendale 335,000 1 10 a. Where should Oscar​ build?     Oscar should build at an x coordinate of nothing and a y coordinate of nothing. b. If Oscar wanted to relocate to the closest city near his new facility, where would he live?   ​(Enter your responses rounded to one decimal​ place.)

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​Oscar's Bowling,​ Inc., wants to break into the Phoenix metropolitan market with one of its​ super-sized 200​ lane, 24-hour bowling alleys.​ It, however, only has enough capital to build one facility. Oscar wants it to be centered by​ population, as determined by the center of gravity method. The following information is​ given:
                                                                                                     
City
Population
x coordinate
y coordinate
Tempe
275,000
5
5
Scottsdale
415,000
5
10
Chandler
310,000
5
0
Mesa
660,000
10
1
Glendale
335,000
1
10
a. Where should Oscar​ build?  
 
Oscar should build at an x coordinate of
nothing
and a y coordinate of
nothing.

b. If Oscar wanted to relocate to the closest city near his new facility, where would he live?

 
​(Enter your responses rounded to one decimal​ place.)

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