Posted by Frank on Tuesday, November 16, 2010 at 7:38am.
Using Netwon Law of Cool, the graph of T(t)=S+(T subscript S)e^kt approaches a horizontal asymptote.What does the asymtote describe?
a) intial temperature of the heated object
b) temperature of the surrounding environment
c) the difference in the temparture of the heated object and temp of of surrounding environment
d) cooling constant

Math  bobpursley, Tuesday, November 16, 2010 at 7:42am
This is the entire point of exponential decline. What do you think?

Math  bobpursley, Tuesday, November 16, 2010 at 8:46am
Nope, what will temperature be in a thousand years?

Math  bobpursley, Tuesday, November 16, 2010 at 8:49am
I will give it to you. Goodness, temperature will finally approach the temperature of the surrounding environment.

Math  Frank, Tuesday, November 16, 2010 at 11:40am
b) temperature of the surrounding environment
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