Grandma Makes Granola
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The College Mathematics Journal
In introductory calculus, most optimization problems begin with a continuous function. Departing from this trend, we describe a plausible micro-economic scenario with a discontinuous cost function. The case of multiple workers requires a more refined analysis than simply taking a derivative.
Bedient, Richard and Gibbons, Courtney, "Grandma Makes Granola" (2015). Hamilton Digital Commons.
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