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Is the equation y = 5(0.5)x an example of growth or decay?
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Is the equation y = 5(0.5)x an example of growth or decay?
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qpHalcy0n Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
What's going on with y as x keeps getting bigger?
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ParthKohli Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Why growth?\[0.05^2 <0.05^1 \]That proves that it's decay itself.
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ParthKohli Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
If the second power is less than the first, then we have an exponential decay. Get it?
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qpHalcy0n Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Yes, I believe the OP means raised to the power of x. Not linear in x.
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Hashir Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
if its a raised power then may be its decay
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ParthKohli Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
@Hashir The question is\[5 \times 0.5^x\]
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qpHalcy0n Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Well, if its raised to x, its DEFINITELY decay, not maybe.
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greener6 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
so if the number in the parentheses is lower then 1 its decay
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ParthKohli Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
When people copy and paste questions, they don't type out ^ before powers.
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UnkleRhaukus Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
\[y(x) = 5(0.5)^x\] lets try some points \[y(0) = 5(0.5)^0=5\] \[y(1) = 5(0.5)^1=5\times0.5=2.5\] \[y(2) = 5(0.5)^2=5\times0.25=1.25\] as x goes up y decreases , decay
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ParthKohli Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Yes @greener6
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