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sara1234Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
The number of customers that visit a local small business is 29,600 and has been continuously declining at a rate of 2.9% each year. What is the approximate number of customers that visit the business in 10 years?
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stampBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Identify the formula you will be using to solve this problem and post it here. We can move on from there.
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sara1234Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
P=26600 r=0.029 t=10 i did it several times and get stuck help?
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stampBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
A is going to be the amount remaining, and it will be our variable. The equation is already solved for A, which is good. You say that you are getting stuck, so I assume that you have an answer to this problem to serve as reference?
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sara1234Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
can you show me all the steps with the answer so i can check my work please ?
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stampBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
I do not know the answer exactly, your variables seem accurate. Perhaps you evaluating it wrong, seeing as your setup is correct. Also, please be patient in waiting for replies because I am operating on a slower internet connection but I am working to help you as fast as I can.
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sara1234Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
22,149 21,874 39,558 22,054
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stampBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
I obtained 22,148.6 people
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stampBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
I would go with A. What answer were you obtaining so we can identify your error?
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sara1234Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
can you show me hoe you got 22148.6?
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stampBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
A=Pe^rt P=26600 r=0.029 t=10 A = amount remaining after t time. r is your rate of decay, and since our population is decreasing, we have r. t is the time your rate of decay is applied for. Make sure that r and t are the same unit; since t is years and r is %/year, we are ok to start evaluating. \[A=Pe^{rt}\]\[A=29,660e^{(0.029)(10)}\]\[A=22,148.6=22,149\]Make sure that you are able to put this into your calculator accurately and obtain the proper answer.
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sara1234Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
oh OMGGGG i was putting 2660 instead of 29660 thanks
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stampBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Yeah I was making that mistake too. Your original post has 29,600 as the value, but you listed 26,600 a few times. Good thing we found the error.
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sara1234Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
can you check this one ^^^^
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sara1234Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
is this right? The yearly attendance at a local movie theater is 68,000 and grows continuously at a rate of 3.5% each year. What is the approximate attendance at the movie theater in eight years? 89,973
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stampBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
\[A=Pe^{rt}\]\[A=68,000e^{0.035(8)}\]\[A=89,972.8\]\[A=89,973\]
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stampBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
np, I hope your classes go well. private message me if you ever want to study other problems in the future.
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