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Instructions:
Each student is expected to follow the Homework Guidelines
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• Solve the Part A Problems on your own paper.
• Solve the Part B problems in this handout.
• Attach this handout to the front of your homework assignment
• Chapter 1.5
• Chapter 1.6
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Text pages 41-26
Text pages 49-56
Part A:
• Chapter 1.5 Text pages: 46-48
Problems: 11-20, 21-25, 31-40, 41-44, 46-47, 50-56, 67-70, 71-74
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• Chapter 1.6 Text pages: 57-60
Problems: 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 9, 11-14, 16-17, 20, 23, 28
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4. Concert promoters are willing to sell tickets at a price of \$8 each if they can sell 6040
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the same time, 7250 music fans are willing to purchase a ticket for \$10 each, hut only
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5. A gasoline station has weekly costs and revenue (the money taken in by the station) that
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6. Extra Credit Challenge: You drew a graph in the problem above to estimate the
break even point there is another graph you can draw to come up with the same esti
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If you figure it out: Include your graph and compare this estimate to your actual solution