Identify features of exponential decay in real-world problems.
Malik bought a new car for $15,000. As he drove it off the lot, his best friend, Will, told him that the car’s value just dropped by 15% and that it would continue to depreciate 15% of its current value each year.
|# of years, t, since driving the car off the lot||Car value after t years||15% depreciation of current value||Car value minus 15% depreciation|
Algebra I > Module 3 > Topic A > Lesson 7 of the New York State Common Core Mathematics Curriculum from EngageNY and Great Minds. © 2015 Great Minds. Licensed by EngageNY of the New York State Education Department under the CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 US license. Accessed Dec. 2, 2016, 5:15 p.m..Modified by The Match Foundation, Inc.
Every day Brian takes 20 mg of a drug that helps with his allergies. His doctor tells him that each hour the amount of drug in his bloodstream decreases by 20%.
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A huge ping-pong tournament is held in Beijing with 65,536 participants at the start of the tournament. Each round of the tournament eliminates half the participants.