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Determine whether the function represents exponential growth or exponential decay. y=(1.8)^x

Exponential growth and decay
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asked 2021-07-01
Determine whether the function represents exponential growth or exponential decay. \(\displaystyle{y}={\left({1.8}\right)}^{{x}}\)

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2021-07-02

If the base of the exponential function is smaller than 1, then the function represents exponential decay. If the base is greater than 1, then the function represents exponential growth.
For this function we note that the base is \(1.8(> 1)\) and thus the function represents exponential growth.

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