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December 22, 2014

December 22, 2014

Posted by **fluffy** on Tuesday, January 14, 2014 at 11:31am.

Part 2: View and comment on the work of at least 2 other students. Try to choose students whose work is based on different real-world examples than the ones you chose.

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**Ms. Sue**, Tuesday, January 14, 2014 at 12:14pmexponential growth: dandelions

decay: garbage

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**fluffy**, Tuesday, January 14, 2014 at 12:48pmcan you explane it ms. sue

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**Steve**, Tuesday, January 14, 2014 at 12:51pmexponential growth means that the rate of increase is proportional to the present amount. As more and more dandelions spread their seeds, the patch grows faster and faster, since each new flower contributes more new flowers to the population.

Same for decay. As the amount decaying shrinks, there is less and less to contribute to the disintegration. Radioactivity is a common instance, but maybe not quite so available in everyday life.

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