Quadratic Formula

Alex Lutz


A gymnastics program is selling t-shirts as a fundraiser. The total amount p depends on the amount x the program charges for each t-shirt. The equation p=-x^2+48x-300 model the profit of the fundraiser. What is the least amount, in dollars, you can charge for each t-shirt ans make a profit of $200?

Write the equation in a simplified standard form. ( standard form is ax^2+bx+c)

Next use the quadratic formula

Substitute your numbers into the quadratic equation

You must sell each t-shirt for $15.29 to make a profit of $200.00.

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