A computer valued at $1500 loses 20% of its value each year. a. Write a function rule that models the value of the computer. b. Find the value of the

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A computer valued at $1500 loses 20% of its value each year. a. Write a function rule that models the value of the computer. b. Find the value of the computer after 3 yr. c. In how many years will the value of the computer be less than $500? Set your exponential function equal to $500 and solve or extend your table to determine the answer to part c.
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By extending the table
 Years Since Purchase  Value of Computer  0 $1500 1 $1200 2 $960 3 $768 4 $614.4 5 $491.52
The value of the computer is less than $500 after 5 years.

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