The average price of a ticket to a baseball game can be approximated by p(x)=0.03x^2 +0.55x+9.67, where x is the number of years after 1991 and p(x) us in dollars. a) Find p(4) b) Find p(14) c) Find p(14)-p(4) d) Find (p(14)-p(4))/(14-4) , and interpret this result.

Mauricio Mathis 2022-07-27 Answered
The average price of a ticket to a baseball game can be approximated by p ( x ) = 0.03 x 2 + 0.55 x + 9.67, where x is the number of years after 1991 and p(x) us in dollars.
a) Find p(4)
b) Find p(14)
c) Find p(14)-p(4)
d) Find p ( 14 ) p ( 4 ) 14 4 , and interpret this result.
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Answered 2022-07-28 Author has 18 answers
a)
p ( 4 ) = .03 ( 4 ) 2 + 0.55 ( 4 ) + 9.67 = 12.35
b)
p ( 14 ) = 03 ( 14 ) 2 + 0.55 ( 14 ) + 9.67 = 23.25
c)
p ( 14 ) p ( 4 ) = 23.25 12.35 = 10.9
d)
p ( 14 ) p ( 4 ) 14 4 = 10.9 10 = 2.725 = average slope of the line thatconnects these two points
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