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    the cost in dollars of manufacturing w wing nuts is given by the expression 0.07w+13.3. find the cost when 375 wing nuts are made. What is the average cost to manufacture one wing nut?
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    Quote Originally Posted by lizard4 View Post
    the cost in dollars of manufacturing w wing nuts is given by the expression 0.07w+13.3. find the cost when 375 wing nuts are made.
    just replace w in the formula given with 375 and calculate the result

    What is the average cost to manufacture one wing nut?
    divide your result in the first part by the number of wing nuts (namely 375) to find the cost per wing nut
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    well the answer to part a) is plugging the number 375 into the equation, namely w=375, so the cost of making 375 wing nuts is equal to 0.07(375)+13.3,
    for the second part, divide the answer by the number of nuts made, which is the standard procedure for computing arithmetic means...
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