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    Examining the Production Costs

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    Scenario: A small publishing company is planning to publish a new book. The production costs will include onetime fixed costs (such as editing) and variable costs [such as printing). The onetime liked costs will total $68,475. The variable costs will be $11.25 per book. The publisher will sell the finished product to bookstores at a price of $25 per book. How many books must the publisher produce and sell so that the production costs will equal the money from sales?

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    The cost function is C(x) = 11.25x + 68475

    The revenue function is ...

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    This solution provides a clear and concise response examining the number of books that a publisher must produce and sell so that the production costs will be advantageous. All required calculations and formulas are provided.