Ex: Inverse Variation Application – Number of Workers and Job Time

– THE TIME, T, REQUIRED TO DO A JOB VARIES INVERSELY WITH THE NUMBER OF PEOPLE, P, WORKING ON THE JOB. IF IT TAKES SIX HOURS FOR EIGHT WORKERS TO COMPLETE A JOB, HOW LONG WOULD IT TAKE IF THERE WERE NINE WORKERS? SO, SOMETIMES WHEN WE HAVE AN INVERSE VARIATION APPLICATION LIKE THIS, IT’S A LITTLE MORE […]

Ex: Find an Exponential Growth Function Given Two Points – Initial Value Given

– IN THIS QUESTION WE’RE ASKED TO DETERMINE AN EXPONENTIAL FUNCTION THAT PASSES THROUGH THE POINTS (0, 15) AND (5, 480). WE ALSO WANT TO KNOW WHAT THE EXPONENTIAL GROWTH OR DECAY RATE IS. WE ALSO WANT TO FIND THE FUNCTION VALUE WHEN X=2. IF AN EXPONENTIAL FUNCTION IS IN THIS FORM HERE THEN THE BASE B IS […]