Calculus with Applications (10th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321749006
ISBN 13: 978-0-32174-900-0

Chapter 1 - Linear Functions - 1.2 Linear Functions and Applications - 1.2 Exercises - Page 23: 19



Work Step by Step

In a cost function of the form $C(x)=mx+b$, $m$ represents the marginal cost and $b$ represents the fixed cost. Here, b= $\$ 10$ (fixed cost) and m= $\$ 2.25$ (the cost per hour). Let $x=$ number of hours, and C$(x)=$ cost of renting a snowboard for $x$ hours. C$(x)=$ ( cost per hour)(number of hours)+fixed cost C$(x)=2.25x+10$
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