59 Answered Questions for the topic Exponential Decay

Exponential Decay Calculus

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#### The population of Ukraine dropped from 51.9 million in 1995 to 45.7 million in 2009.

Full questionThe population of Ukraine dropped from 51.9 million in 1995 to 45.7 million in 2009. Assume that 𝑃(𝑡), the population, in millions, 𝑡 years after 1995, is decreasing according to the...
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#### Percent Decrease in an Exponential Decay Model of the Price of Corn

Over the last 10 years, the price of corn has decreased by 25% per bushel(a) Assuming a steady percent decrease, by what percent does it decrease each year? Round to the nearest percent.(b)...
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07/20/21

#### Exponential Decay Word Question; how would I solve this?

2000 tons of a radioactive element was spilled into a nearby pond. The half-life of this element is 36 days. In order for it to be declared safe for swimming there must be less than 100 tons of the...
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02/25/21

#### How many phones where shipped in 2015?

please help me with this question: 3. The number of smart phones shipped globally can be modeled by the function, y = 1.78e 1.32, where x is the number of years since 2010 and y is the number of...
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Exponential Decay Algebra 2

02/21/20

#### You buy a computer for $2100. The computer decreases by 50% annually. When will the computer have a value of $600?

10/30/19

#### Finding exponential decay given half-life problem

The half-life of a certain radioactive substance is 10 years. Initially there are 100 grams of the substance. Let A(t) be the number of grams of the substance at time t years. Find each of the...
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Exponential Decay Chemistry

07/25/19

#### exponential decay

The half-life of a radioactive substance is 33.9 years.a. Find the exponential decay model for this substance.b. How much of the sample of 1000 grams will remain after 20 years?c. How long will...
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Exponential Decay Chemistry

06/13/19

#### A 15 gram substance that's has a k value of 0.1405. what's the half life

Exponential Decay Chemistry

05/06/19

#### Question involving exponential decay

The half-life of radium-223 is approximately 1143 years. Use the formula A(t)=A_0 a^t to determine a and write a general formula, in the form A(t)=A_0 a^t, that describes the amount of radium-223...
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Exponential Decay Algebra 2

04/18/19

#### A certain forest covers an area of 1800 km^2. Suppose that each year this area decreases by 8.5% . What will the area be after 5 years? round your answer to the nearest square kilometer.

08/07/18

#### Exponential decrease

A medicine is given with a dosage of 30mg, during the first 4 hours 17.7 mg of the drug is broken down. A body generally does this exponentially.
What is the rate of decay? When writing it as a...
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Exponential Decay

05/15/18

#### Lilly purchased a pan drive worth $800 in the first mounth of the year. It’s value depreciates by 2% per year. What is the vaule after six months?

I’m confused on what am I asked to do I need help getting starte.

Exponential Decay

02/27/18

#### 10kg isotope decays to 4kg after 15 years. How much isotope remains after 18 years? (You can leave in exact form)

Last question on an assignment, thanks for the help.

02/05/18

#### Algebra 1- Exponential Growth & Decay

How are exponential growth and decay present in the real world? Give at least 2 examples for exponential growth and 2 examples of exponential decay. My Answer: I have only been able to think of one...
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11/05/17

#### Decay constant of radioactive isotope

A radioactive isotope decays according to the formula A(t)=Aoe^kt, where t is time in years. The initial amount was 10g and 8g of the isotope remained after 5 years.
a) Find the decay constant,...
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Exponential Decay Precalculus

10/11/17

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Measuring the amount of carbon-14 enables an archaeologist to determine the age of artifacts and fossils. In 1962, skeletal and fossil remains of a woman were found. The fossil was estimated to be...
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Exponential Decay

07/25/17

#### What is general shape of an exponential decay function? (see below)

I know for growth it is a steeply rising curve and feel like it would be the same for decay just opposite? So, is it still B. ?
A. A falling curve that approaches, but never reaches, the...
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Exponential Decay Algebra 2

07/15/17

#### What percent of the phosphorus-32 decays each day?

The amount y (in grams) of the radioactive isotope phosphorus-32 remaining after t days is y=a(0.5)t/14, where a is the initial amount (in grams). Round the answer to the nearest hundredth of a...
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Exponential Decay Exponential Functions

05/21/17

#### Find an exponential rule that would model the amount of Tc-99m left in the person at any time t in days.

Tc-99m is used to detect tumors in the body. The half life of Tc-99m is only 6 hours. Suppose an initial dosage of 20 mCi was administered. Find the rule.

Exponential Decay

05/03/17

#### my garden and reduces my space, on average, by 5% each year. If the garden started out at 850 sq ft approximately how many sq ft will there be in 12 years

This is talking about approximate doubling time and half-time decrease

Exponential Decay

04/28/17

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A certain species of animal is endangered and its numbers are decreasing 11% annually. There are currently 440 animals in the population. Which is an exponential function representing the...
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Exponential Decay Exponential And Logarithmic Functions

04/12/17

#### f(t)=10/1+e^-.1t

I need to find a formula for f-1(t) do I set the funtion =0 =x or what?

Exponential Decay Exponential Growth

03/26/17

#### Suppose that you have $6940 to invest. Which investment yields the greater return over 4 years: 9.45% compounded quarterly or 9.5% compounded semiannually?

The accumulated value of the 9.45% investment is .The accumulated value of the 9.5% investment is .The investment at ______% compounded _______ yield a greater return.

Exponential Decay Exponential Growth

03/26/17

#### Find the accumulated value of an investment of $12870 for 7 years at an annual interest rate of 7.4% if the money is

compounded seminannually: compounded monthly: compounded quarterly: compounded continuously:

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