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# Andreas buys a new ailboat fo $15,540. He estimates that the boat will depreciate by 5% each year. Which exponential function models this situation? # Andreas buys a new ailboat fo$15,540. He estimates that the boat will depreciate by 5% each year. Which exponential function models this situation?

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Exponential models asked 2021-01-19
Andreas buys a new ailboat fo $15,540. He estimates that the boat will depreciate by 5% each year. Which exponential function models this situation? ## Answers (1) 2021-01-20 Given, Initial price of sailboat, $$\displaystyle{P}_{{0}}=\{15},{540}$$ Price of the sailboat depreciate by 5% each year. Thus, price of sailboat after 1 year $$\displaystyle={P}_{{0}}-{0.05}{P}_{{0}}={0.95}{P}_{{0}}$$ Similarly, price of sailboat after 2 years $$\displaystyle={0.95}{P}_{{0}}-{0.05}{\left({0.95}{P}_{{0}}\right)}$$ $$\displaystyle={0.95}{P}_{{0}}{\left({1}-{0.05}\right)}$$ $$\displaystyle={\left({0.95}\right)}^{{2}}{P}_{{0}}$$ Therefore, price of sailboat after x years $$\displaystyle={\left({0.95}\right)}^{{x}}{P}_{{0}}$$ $$\displaystyle={15},{540}{\left({0.95}\right)}^{{x}}$$ Answer: Then exponential model for the price of boat (y) after x years is $$\displaystyle{y}={15},{540}{\left({0.95}\right)}^{{x}}$$ ### Relevant Questions asked 2021-05-26 You open a bank account to save for college and deposit$400 in the account. Each year, the balance in your account will increase $$5\%$$. a. Write a function that models your annual balance. b. What will be the total amount in your account after 7 yr? Use the exponential function and extend the table to answer part b. asked 2021-05-08
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Write the exponential equation that models the population of the town t years after 2015.
Then use your equation to estimate the population in the year 2025?
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