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    The total profit in dollars for the sale of n microwave ovens is given by p=-2n^2+140n-174 what value of n will provide the maximum profit. Please show all work including the line graph.

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    To find the maxima we need to take the derivative of p with ...

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    The solution shows how to find the location of a maximum point of a parabola using calculus and non-calculus methods.