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  • 5 years ago

The value oa ompter t years after purchase is v(t)=500e^(-0.20t) dollars At what rate is the computers value falling after 4 years?

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  1. anonymous
    • 5 years ago
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    You have the equation for the value, and you need the rate of change of the value. Take the derivative of the function:\[v'(t) = -0.20*500*e^{-0.20t.}\] Plug in the value of time at which you want to know the rate, and you'll get the rate of decrease.

  2. anonymous
    • 5 years ago
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    I'm still getting the wrong answer

  3. anonymous
    • 5 years ago
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    I got about -$44.93. What's the correct answer?

  4. anonymous
    • 5 years ago
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    **Sorry, it's not $ -- it's in $ per year.

  5. anonymous
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    I don't know yet, my nor your answer are one of the multiple choie options

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