The production manager of an electronic company obtained the following function

Where f(x) is the rate of labour hours required to assemble the unit of a product. The function is based on the experience of assembling the first 50 units of the product. The company was asked to bid on a new order of 100 additional units.

find the total labour hours required to assemble 100 units

SOLUTION: -

N=

N=

N=

Using logarithm and anti-logarithm,we get,

N=

N=31420

Hence company can bid estimating the total labour hours needed 31420

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