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Company p's cost c, in dollars, of producing n units of a certain product is c=2.5n+25000. What is the greatest number of units that company p can produce if the cost of production these units cannot exceed $200,000? A 55000 B 60000 C 65000 D 70000 E 75000 thanks Math Expert Joined: 02 Sep 2009 Posts: 32530 Followers: 5620 Kudos [?]: 68189 [0], given: 9797 Re: word problem,how to solve ? [#permalink] ### Show Tags 26 Jul 2010, 02:28 Expert's post xmagedo wrote: Company p's cost c, in dollars, of producing n units of a certain product is c=2.5n+25000. What is the greatest number of units that company p can produce if the cost of production these units cannot exceed$200,000?

A 55000
B 60000
C 65000
D 70000
E 75000

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Given: $$cost=2.5n+25,000$$ and it must be less than or equal to 200,000 --> $$cost=2.5n+25,000\leq{200,000}$$ --> $$n\leq{70,000}$$. So, $$n_{max}=70,000$$.

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