Hs level math (problem solving) *der

A potter makes five pots a day. Each pot requires one unit of clay. In addition to the material cost, she has the following costs for the clay: - A one-time cost of M dollar for each delivery. - A warehousing cost of K dollar/ day for each unit of clay in the warehouse.
a) Let M = 3000 and K = 10. How often should She order to minimize the cost of the Clay?
b) How does M and K affect how often she should order? Vary M and K and try to find connections.

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