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Peter's chickens got the bird flu and he is rying to stop the epidemic. He knows that the function
f(t) = 300 / ( 15  20e^(0.07t) )
describes the number of his chickens who are sick t weeks after the initial outbreak.
(a) How many chickens became sick when the flu epidemic has began?
I got 60 for my answer, which doesn't seem right
(b) In how many weeks will 100 chickens be sick?
i got roughly 7.3 weeks
(c) What is the maximum number of chickens that will become ill?
 2 years ago
Edited question: Peter's chickens got the bird flu and he is rying to stop the epidemic. He knows that the function f(t) = 300 / ( 15  20e^(0.07t) ) describes the number of his chickens who are sick t weeks after the initial outbreak. (a) How many chickens became sick when the flu epidemic has began? I got 60 for my answer, which doesn't seem right (b) In how many weeks will 100 chickens be sick? i got roughly 7.3 weeks (c) What is the maximum number of chickens that will become ill?

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