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This is a intermediate algebra problem:

A company that manufactures hospital beds has fixed monthly costs of $225,000. The average cost per bed, C, for the company to manufacture x beds per month is modeled by the formula

C = 550x + 225,000

How many hospital beds can be manufactured per month at an average cost of $800?

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The value of c is given in the problem we need to find the value of x according to the model.

c = average cost per bed = 800

x ...

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