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# Finding Maximum Values by Graphing

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A Florida citrus grower estimates that if 60 orange trees are planted, the average yield per tree will be 400 oranges. The average yield will decrease by 4 oranges per tree for each additional tree planted on the same acreage. Express the grower's total yield as a function of the number of additional trees planted, draw the graph, and estimate the total number of trees the grower should plant to maximize yield.

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This solution explains how to create a formula of orange production based on the number of trees planted per acre. This solution then provides a graph and gives the maximum production value of oranges.

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Florida Citrus grower
A Florida citrus grower estimates that if 60 orange trees are planted, the average yield per tree will be 400 oranges. The average yield will decrease by 4 oranges per tree for each additional tree planted on the same acreage. Express the grower's total yield as a function ...

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