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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Originally Posted by cclia 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: $\displaystyle \Delta P \approx \Delta x P'(x) = 5 P'(145)$.
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