Determine whether each function is an example of exponential growth or decay. Then find the y-intercept. y=0.1(10)^x

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Determine whether each function is an example of exponential growth or decay. Then find the y-intercept. \(\displaystyle{y}={0.1}{\left({10}\right)}^{{x}}\)

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Answered 2021-05-18 Author has 17989 answers
\(\displaystyle{y}={0.1}{\left({10}\right)}^{{x}}\)
\(\displaystyle{y}={0.1}{\left({10}\right)}^{{0}}\)
y=0.1(1)
y=0.1
Because b is greater than 1, the function represents exponential growth. We find y-intercept by plugging in 0 for x and then solving for y.
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