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Toxic pollutants. The annual cost in dollars for removing
p% of the toxic chemicals from a town's water supply is
given by the formula
C(p)= 500,000/100-p
.
a) Use the accompanying graph to estimate the cost for
removing 90% and 95% of the toxic chemicals.
b) Use the formula to find C(99.5) and C(99.9).
c) What happens to the cost as the percentage of
pollutants removed approaches 100%?
What happens to the cost as the percentage of
pollutants removed approaches 100%?

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Toxic pollutants. The annual cost in dollars for removing
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The annual cost in dollars for removing a percent of toxic chemicals from a town's water supply is determined.

\$2.49