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# Tell whether the function represents exponential growth or decay. h(x)=2.5(0.8)^x

Exponential growth and decay
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asked 2021-02-05

Tell whether the function represents exponential growth or decay. $$h(x)=2.5(0.8)^x$$

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2021-02-06
The given function is: $$\displaystyle{h}{\left({x}\right)}={2.5}{\left({0.8}\right)}^{{x}}$$
Is in the form: $$\displaystyle{y}={a}{\left({b}\right)}^{{x}}$$
Since b=0.8
Then the function represents exponential decay.

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