Describe what the values of C and k represent in the exponential growth and decay...

Adrian Cervantes

Adrian Cervantes

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2022-01-31

Describe what the values of C and k represent in the exponential growth and decay model y=Cekt.

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2022-02-01Added 14 answers

For t=0,
y=Cek(0)=Ce0=C(1)=C
So the initial value is C
If k is a positive number then it is the growth rate, if k is negative then it is the decay rate.
Answer: C=initial amount
k=growth rate/decay rate

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