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    Suppose total transportation cost for a product can be approximated by the function:

    T(f) = 2.1f^2 - 25.9f +121.1

    Where f is the number of facilities.

    Ignoring any other costs, find the optimal number of facilities with the minimum total transportation cost.

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    Suppose total transportation cost for a product can be approximated by the function:
    T(f) = 2.1f^2 - 25.9f +121.1
    Where f is the number of facilities.
    Ignoring any other costs, ...

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