The Sugar Sweet Company is going to transport its sugar to market. It will cost $4500 to rent trucks plus $150 for each ton of sugar transported. The total cost, C (in dollars), for transporting n tons is given by the following function.C(n)=4500+150n(a)What is the total cost of transporting 15 tons?(b)If the total cost is $7800, how many tons is the company transporting?

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The Sugar Sweet Company is going to transport its sugar to market. It will cost $4500 to rent trucks plus $150 for each ton of sugar transported. The total cost, C (in dollars), for transporting n tons is given by the following function.

C(n)=4500+150n

(a) What is the total cost of transporting 15 tons?
(b) If the total cost is $7800, how many tons is the company transporting?
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Consider the given information

The total cost function

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C(n)= 4500150n Where n is number of tons

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Step 2

Total cost for 15 tons

Substitute n = 15 in t...

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C(15) 4500150x15 - 45002250 - 6750$ Hence total cost for the 15 tons will be 6750$

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