February 27, 2017

Homework Help: Pre-Calculus

Posted by Andy on Monday, December 21, 2009 at 1:55am.

The Richtr scale was evied y Cahrles F.Richter a American geologist. The scale is based on the equation M(x)=logx/x0(little 0), where x is the seismographic reading of the earthquake and x0 i 1 miron 0.001mm (the seismographic reading of a zero-level earthuquake)

a) Determine the magnitude of an earthquake with a seismographic readin of 1 mm
b)It is true that an earthquake of magnitude 8 i twice as intense as an earthquake of magnitude 4? Explain
c) Express the equation M=logx/x0(little 0) in exponential form
d) An earthquake measuring 6.1 on the Richter cakeoccoedin Greece on June 15, 1955. Use your results form (c) above to determine its seismographic reading

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