Suppose that a manufacturer determines that there is a linear relation between P, the profit earned and x, the number of shoes produced. The profit is $600 on 50 pairs and $750 on 65 pairs of shoes. c) What would the expeted profit be if 90 pairs were produced? Please set up equation to show how to get answer.

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Suppose that a manufacturer determines that there is a linear relation between P, the profit earned and x, the number of shoes produced. The profit is $600 on 50 pairs and $750 on 65 pairs of shoes. 

c) What would the expeted profit be if 90 pairs were produced?

 

Please set up equation to show how to get answer. 

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Step 1

To work out the profit P when x = 180 .(number of shoes: 90 pairs)

Step 2

Let the linear relationship be of the form P = Ax...

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P = AxB 600 1004B 750 1304B Subtract to get 30.4=150 So, B 600-500 =100. A 5

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