The casts of some Broadway shows go on tour, performing their shows in cities across the United States. For the period 1990–2001, the number of tickets sold S (
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The casts of some Broadway shows go on tour, performing their shows in cities across the United States. For the period 1990–2001, the number of tickets sold S (in millions) for Broadway road tours can be modeled by the function S = 332 + 132t  10.4t^2 where t is
the number of years since 1990. Was the greatest number of tickets for
Broadway road tours sold in 1995? Explain.
the number of years since 1990. Was the greatest number of tickets for
Broadway road tours sold in 1995? Explain.
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1. User Answers BlueSky06
From 1990 to 1995, there are 5 years. We substitute 5 to the given equation in order to determine the greatest number of tickets for the Broadway.
S = 332 + 132t  10.4t²
Substituting,
S = 332 + 132(5)  10.4(5²) = 732
Thus, the maximum number of tickets that can be sold is $732.