Tell whether the function represents exponential growth or decay. z(x)=47(0.55)^x

Tell whether the function represents exponential growth or decay. z(x)=47(0.55)^x

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Exponential growth and decay
asked 2021-01-06
Tell whether the function represents exponential growth or decay. z(x)=47(0.55)^x

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2021-01-07
The given function is: \(\displaystyle{z}{\left({x}\right)}={47}{\left({0.55}\right)}^{{x}}\)
Is in the form: \(\displaystyle{y}={a}{\left({b}\right)}^{{x}}\)
Since b=0.55
Then the function represents exponential decay.
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