Algebra and Trigonometry 10th Edition

Published by Cengage Learning
ISBN 10: 9781337271172
ISBN 13: 978-1-33727-117-2

Chapter 2 - Cumulative Test for Chapter P-2 - Page 237: 45



Work Step by Step

Write the equation to model the problem. 36000/(n+3)=36000/n - 1000 (Find the positive value of n) 36000n=36000(n+3)-1000n(n+3) $1000n^2+3000n-108000$ $n^2+3n-108=0$ (n-9)(n+12)=0 n = 9 (n=-12 is an extraneous solution as n should be positive)
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