The price p per pound of flour when x pounds of flour are demanded is given by the equation

p= -7x+2000

What is the marginal revenue=

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- Dec 3rd 2008, 09:31 AMbeachbunny619Marginal Revenue?
The price p per pound of flour when x pounds of flour are demanded is given by the equation

p= -7x+2000

What is the marginal revenue=

Thanks - Dec 3rd 2008, 09:35 PMSteve_JMarginal Revenue?
You may want to double check me, but I believe it works like this:

Marginal Revenue is derived by taking the derivative of the total revenue.

Total revenue = price per unit * quantity sold.

So in this case, total revenue = (-7X+2000) * X = -7X^2 + 2000X

Marginal revenue is the first derivative with respect to X, or -14X + 2000.

Does that make sense?

- Steve J