# Thread: Pls help with the ques?

1. ## Pls help with the ques?

A company that publishes a certain calculus book has a constant marginal cost of $22.50 per book and a constant marginal profit of$14 per book.If it costs the company $12000 to publish 500 copies of the book,determine the profit from selling those 500 copies. 2. Originally Posted by mathcalculushelp A company that publishes a certain calculus book has a constant marginal cost of$22.50 per book and a constant marginal profit of $14 per book.If it costs the company$12000 to publish 500 copies of the book,determine the profit from selling those 500 copies.
$\22.50\times500=\11,250$ so the fixed cost is $\12,000-\11,250=\750$.

So their profit is $\14\times500-750=\6,250$

This doesn't seem like calculus, unless I'm oversimplifying...