Unformatted text preview: 1999 96.7 2000 116.1 2001 139.3 Was the growth of profits exponential? How do you know? If exponential what is the growth factor? yes; 2 . 1 4 . 32 9 . 38 27 4 . 32 = = the growth factor is 1.2 b) A second company also published its pretax profit figures for the previous ten years. Its results are shown in the table below. Year Profit before Tax (millions of dollars) 1992 12.6 1993 13.1 1994 14.1 1995 16.2 1996 20.0 1997 29.6 1998 42.7 1999 55.2 2000 71.5 2001 90.4 Was the growth of profits for this company exponential? How do you know? If exponential what is the growth factor? The growth of the second company is not exponential. There is not a constant growth factor....
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 Fall '08
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 Calculus, PreCalculus, Exponential Function, Exponential Functions, 1920, 1913, 1918, 1911, 1912, 1917

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