Posted by jess on Monday, March 9, 2009 at 7:11pm.
The equation y = a^x is a decreasing function a =
1) 1
2) 2
3) 3
4) .25
I think that the correct answer is 3) 3...but I am not sure why? Can anyone please check if I am right and explain why? Please....Thank you for your help!!!

Math (Check)  Reiny, Monday, March 9, 2009 at 7:31pm
In y = ax^2 , the parabola opens upwards for a positive value of a
and it opens downwards for a negative value of a
so have confidence in your answer since ...

Math (Check)  jess, Monday, March 9, 2009 at 7:35pm
Thanks for your help!!! :)
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