A community for students.

Here's the question you clicked on:

55 members online
  • 0 replying
  • 0 viewing


  • 5 years ago

10 points Save Suppose that a certain strain of pea plant requires 14 days to reach a height of 6 inches and 30 days to reach a height of 16 inches. What should the height of the plant be in 20 days i have 7 days to finish my online class PLEASE HELP SPMEONE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! (:

  • This Question is Closed
  1. dumbcow
    • 5 years ago
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 0

    looks like an exponential growth problem \[H _{t}=H _{0} e ^{kt}\] use initial values h=6 at t=0 to solve for k it takes 16 days to go from 6 to 16 inches \[16 = 6e ^{16k}\] \[k = \frac{\ln(8/3)}{16}\] now solve for h at t=6 \[H _{6} = 6e ^{\frac{6\ln(8/3)}{16}}=8.67\]

  2. Not the answer you are looking for?
    Search for more explanations.

    • Attachments:

Ask your own question

Sign Up
Find more explanations on OpenStudy
Privacy Policy

Your question is ready. Sign up for free to start getting answers.

spraguer (Moderator)
5 → View Detailed Profile

is replying to Can someone tell me what button the professor is hitting...


  • Teamwork 19 Teammate
  • Problem Solving 19 Hero
  • You have blocked this person.
  • ✔ You're a fan Checking fan status...

Thanks for being so helpful in mathematics. If you are getting quality help, make sure you spread the word about OpenStudy.

This is the testimonial you wrote.
You haven't written a testimonial for Owlfred.