Ky W.

asked • 10/24/17

Doctors use radioactive iodine as a tracer in diagnosing certain thyroid gland disorders. This type of iodine decays in such a way that the mass remaining after

m(t) = 6e−0.087t
where m(t) is measured in grams.
a) Find the initial mass (mass at time t = 0).

b) How much of the mass remains after 20 days?

1 Expert Answer


Arturo O. answered • 10/24/17

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