CALCULUS Understanding Its Concepts and Methods

Cost, Revenue, Profit

The cost function,
*C*(*x*),
is the total cost of producing and marketing
*x*
items.

The average cost of producing
*x*
units is

The revenue function,
*R*(*x*) ,
is the total amount of money received from the sale of
*x*
items.

The profit function,
*P*(*x*)
= *R*(*x*) -
*C*(*x*),
is the company's profit for producing and selling
*x*
items.

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