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    Need help computing diminishing returns problem

    Can anyone work this stats problem concerning diminishing returns? I would appreciate any help. Thanks, cool mom

    In the axiom "an apple a day keeps the doctor away" if a doctor visit costs $125 on average, at what cost per apple would the practice of this ritual exhibit diminishing returns for a 1-year (365 days) period?
    A. $0.14
    B. <$0.21
    C. >$0.34
    D. $0.23
    E. >$0.55
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    Re: Need help computing diminishing returns problem

    If you suppose that this cost is x, then we need x such that 365*x<125 that is x<.342, so the answer is C
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