Problem 802

A laboratory uses 600 white mice each year for experimental purposes. It costs $6 to feed a mouse for one year. Each time mice are ordered, there is a service charge of $18  for processing the order. How many mice should be ordered each time to minimize the total cost of feeding the mice and placing orders for the mice.

 

Solution:-

 

The laboratory should order 60 mice per order.

 

 

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