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anonymous

  • 5 years ago

How would I write a function for this growth? $0.01 for day 1 $0.02 for day 2 $0.04 for day 3 $0.08 for day 4 $0.16 for day 5 ….and so on every day is double the previous days salary

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  1. dumbcow
    • 5 years ago
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    every day it doubles \[y = 0.005*2^{x}\]

  2. anonymous
    • 5 years ago
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    I think it is just \[f(x)=2^{x-1}\] . This gives the number of pennies. Of course if you want dollars move the decimal point, but there is no 0.005 in this.

  3. anonymous
    • 5 years ago
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    oops. I see. the .005 reduces the power by one and moves the decimal. sorry.

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