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Finding Exponential Equations in Context

Interactive practice questions

Consider the function $y=0.68\left(1.6\right)^x$y=0.68(1.6)x.


Identify what type of function this is:

Exponential growth


Exponential decay


What is the rate of growth?

Approx a minute

Consider the function $y=0.98\left(0.2\right)^x$y=0.98(0.2)x.

The local rat population numbers approximately $750$750 and is increasing at a rate of $3%$3% per year.

A large rectangular piece of paper is folded in half repeatedly. After every fold, the paper is reopened and the number of rectangles counted.

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