Quadratic Formula

Word problem assignment, Mr. Kirkland and October 14th, 2013 C.Rivera

Your school's jazz band is selling CD's as a fundraiser. The total profit p depends on the amount x that your band charges for each CD. The equation p=-x^2+48x-300 models the profit of the fundraiser. What is the least amount, in dollars, you can charge for a CD to make a profit of $200?

Substitute into quadratic formula


The least amount you can charge is $15.29 for each CD to make a profit of $200.

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