Algebra and Trigonometry 10th Edition

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

Chapter 3 - P.S. Problem Solving - Page 308: 11a


$0\lt x\lt100$

Work Step by Step

We know that $x+2y=100$, thus $y=50-0.5x$. The area is $x\cdot y=x(50-0.5x)=-0.5x^2+50x$. The domain of $x$ is $x\gt0$ and $50-0.5x\gt0\\50\gt0.5x\\100\gt x$. Thus $0\lt x\lt100$
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