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    The profit P for a proton manufacturer selling x items is
    P(x)=200xe^(-x/400).
    Estimate the change and percent change in P as sales change from x = 145 to x = 150 items.

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    Quote Originally Posted by cclia View Post
    The profit P for a proton manufacturer selling x items is

    P(x)=200xe^(-x/400).
    Estimate the change and percent change in P as sales change from x = 145 to x = 150 items.
    From the linear approximation: \Delta P \approx \Delta x P'(x) = 5 P'(145).
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