Identify each of the following functions as exponential growth or decay. Then give the rate of growth or decay as a percent. y=a(1/2)^t

Albarellak 2021-06-27 Answered
Identify each of the following functions as exponential growth or decay. Then give the rate of growth or decay as a percent.
y=a(12)t
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Clara Reese
Answered 2021-06-28 Author has 120 answers

y=a(12)t
This is a decay function
Rate of decay is 10.5=0.5
That is 50%
Consider an exponential function of the form: y=bax
If a>1, then it is exponential growth function with growth rate a1
If a<1, then it is exponential decay function with decay rate 1a

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