   Chapter 5.4, Problem 51E ### Calculus: An Applied Approach (Min...

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Ron Larson
ISBN: 9781305860919
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# Marginal Analysis In Exercises 47–52, find the change in cost C, revenue R, or profit P for the given marginal function. In each case, assume that the number of units x increases by 3 from the specified value of x. See Example 6. Marginal   Function Number   of   Units ,   x d R d x = 400 − x 150 x = 200

To determine

To calculate: The change in profit P in marginal function dPdx=400x150 for number of units x=200 while x increases by 3.

Explanation

Given Information:

The marginal function is dPdx=400x150 for number of units x=200 while x increases by 3.

Formula used:

If the number of units increases from x1 to x2 and the marginal function is known, then the change in marginal profit function is defined as,

x1x2dPdxdx=P(x2)P(x1)

Calculation:

Consider the provided marginal function,

dPdx=400x150

The number of units is x=200 which increases by 3

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