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Question:A quantity P is an exponential function of time t, such that P=160

when t=6 and P=130 when t=4. Use the given information about the function P=P0^e^k⁢t to:

(a) Find values for the parameters k and P0



(b) State the initial quantity and the continuous percent rate of growth or decay.

Round your answer for the initial quantity to three decimal places. Enter your answer for the growth or decay rate as a positive value, rounded to one decimal place.

The initial quantity is _________  and the quantity is _______ (decaying OR growing) at a continuous rate of _______% per unit time.

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