If the revenue for selling x units of a product is given by R=x(25-1/2x), find the number of units sold if the revenue is $294.50
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Originally Posted by harry If the revenue for selling x units of a product is given by R=x(25-1/2x), find the number of units sold if the revenue is $294.50 replace R with 294.50, and solve for x or, did you know to do that but having trouble solving the equation?
actually i got stuck... 294.50=x(25-1/2x) 589=50x-x^2 we get x^2-50x+589=0 now solving this quadratic equation we get x1=19 and x2=31 now hat should i choose the value of x?
Originally Posted by harry actually i got stuck... 294.50=x(25-1/2x) 589=50-x^2 we get x^2-50x+589=0 now solving this quadratic equation we get x1=19 and x2=31 now hat should i choose the value of x? say both. we can obtain that revenue by selling two different quantities, either 19 or 31.
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