Algebra 1: Common Core (15th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133281140
ISBN 13: 978-0-13328-114-9

Common Core End-of-Course Assessment - Page 797: 47


p=15 will produce the highest total sales (7200).

Work Step by Step

$S=-32p^{2}+960p$ In order to find the height of the parabola, use the equation $\frac{-b}{2a}$ $h=\frac{-b}{2a}=\frac{-960}{2(-32)}=15$ Thus, $p=15$ will produce the highest total sales (7200).
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