notes_5b_-_linear_vs_expo

notes_5b_-_linear_vs_expo - V. Goal: To distinguish between...

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A. Linear verses exponential functions 1. In 2006, the number of math majors at USC was 250. a. If the number of math majors is growing by 4% per year, write an equation M, for the number of math majors t years after 2006. b. How many math majors will there be in 2020? c. If the number of math majors is growing by 4 people per year, write an equation M, for the number of math majors t years after 2006. d. How many math majors will there be in 2020? 2. By drinking a cup of coffee, you ingest 150 mg of caffeine. a. How much caffeine would remain after 3 hours if it leaves at a rate of 16 mg per hour? b. If caffeine leaves the body at 16% per hour, how much caffeine would remain after 3 hours? 3. A small town has 150 people in 2008. Write an equation for the population P, as a function of t , years since 2008 if the population: a. Doubles each year. b.
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This note was uploaded on 01/09/2012 for the course CHEM 102 taught by Professor Freeman during the Fall '08 term at South Carolina.

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