Item X is a standard item stocked in a company’s inventory of component parts. Each year the firm, on a random basis, uses about 2,700 of item X, which costs $25 each. Storage costs, which include insurance and cost of capital, amount to $9 per unit of average inventory. Every time an order is placed for more item X, it costs $6.
a. Whenever item X is ordered, what should the order size be? (Round your answer to the nearest whole