Chapter 2.1, Problem 56E

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James Stewart

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The quantity (in pounds) of a gourmet ground coffee that is sold by a coffee company at a price of *p* dollars per pound is

(a) What is the meaning of the derivative

(b) Is

**For part (a):**

To determine

**To Explain: **The meaning of the derivative

Explanation

The derivative gives the change in quantity sold with respect to a change in the price.In this case,

Q = f (p)

Quantity is in pounds and price is in dollar

**Part (b):**

To determine

**To check: **Whether

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