A company that makes wooden toys has determined that the cost of producing toys is given by the function C(x) =x^2 + 7. Find the average rate of change in cost for increasing production from x =1 units to x = 4 units.
I thought I knew how to do these but I consistently get this problem wrong. Where do I start with it?
Jul 13th 2010, 08:57 AM
Rate of change is defined by a derivative. In calculus, the average is defined by: