# SOLUTION: Hello! I am needing help on a word problem. Macro Manufacturing estimates that its profit P in hundreds of dollars is P= -2x^2 + 20x-2 where x is the number of units produced

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 Question 383959: Hello! I am needing help on a word problem. Macro Manufacturing estimates that its profit P in hundreds of dollars is P= -2x^2 + 20x-2 where x is the number of units produced in thousands. How many units must be produced to obtain maximum profit? Thanks so much! Denise Answer by Fombitz(13828)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!To find the max or min for a quadratic equation, convert to vertex form () by completing the square. . . . The vertex is (,), with a maximum profit of hundred dollars which occurs when thousand units are produced. . . .