Mark M. answered • 02/03/15

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x = price

x - 10 = price increase

4(x - 10) = lost sales

y = 32 - 4(x - 10)

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asked • 02/03/15A community bird-watching society makes and sells simple bird feeders to raise money for its conservation activities. They sell 32 per week at a price of $10 each. They are considering raising the price, and they find that for every dollar increase, they lose four sales per week.

(a) Find a linear equation that models the number y of feeders that they sell each week at price x.

(a) Find a linear equation that models the number y of feeders that they sell each week at price x.

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Mark M. answered • 02/03/15

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x = price

x - 10 = price increase

4(x - 10) = lost sales

y = 32 - 4(x - 10)

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