# Algebra

Which of the following is an example of exponential growth or decay?
A.
a colony of bacteria staying constant in quantity each week

B.
a colony of bacteria doubling in quantity each week

C.
a colony of bacteria increasing by 100 in quantity each week

D.
a colony of bacteria decreasing by 100 in quantity each week

Is it B?

1. 👍 1
2. 👎 0
3. 👁 341
1. YES.

1. 👍 0
2. 👎 0
2. 75

1. 👍 0
2. 👎 0
posted by potato

## Similar Questions

1. ### Algebra 1- Exponential Growth & Decay

How are exponential growth and decay present in the real world? Give at least 2 examples for exponential growth and 2 examples of exponential decay. My Answer: I have only been able to think of one example of exponential growth

asked by Anonymous on February 5, 2018
2. ### Exponential Growth and Decay

Can somebody please check my answers? 1. Identify the initial amount a and the growth factor b in the exponential function. g(x)=14*2^x a)a=14, b=x b)a=14, b=2

asked by Sage on February 16, 2016
3. ### Math

Does the function represent exponential growth or exponential decay. Identify the growth or decay factor. y=9 x (1/2) I'm not sure how to make the chart to show the decay.

asked by Sam on February 6, 2017
4. ### am I right ? or no?

Which equations represent exponential growth? Which equations represent exponential decay? Drag the choices into the boxes to complete the table. Exponential Growth: y=4000(1.0825)^t ,y=12,000(0.72)^t , y=8000(0.97)^t ,

asked by Anon on January 4, 2017
5. ### Emergancy help!!!!!!!!!

Classify the model as exponential growth or exponential decay. Identify the growth or decay factor and the percent increase or decrease per time period. y=16(1.25)^t

asked by Nikki on November 4, 2010
1. ### Math

Part 1: How are exponential growth and decay present in the real world? Give at least 2 examples for exponential growth and 2 examples of exponential decay. Thank You.

asked by Deborah on January 20, 2013
2. ### Algebra

Determine if the equation y = 2^x represents exponential growth or decay I thought at first it was growth but now I think it might be decay because there is no "b" in a parentheses so do I assume b is less than 1 so it's decay?

asked by Jason on November 22, 2010
3. ### Math (3 of 4 question)

9. Does the function represent exponential growth or exponential decay? Identify the growth or decay factor. = 9 ∙ (1/2)ˣ

asked by Name on March 14, 2018

How are exponential growth and decay present in the real world? Give at least 2 examples for exponential growth and 2 examples of exponential decay.

asked by SAMHAM on February 12, 2013
5. ### Math

How are exponential growth and decay present in the real world? Give at least 2 examples for exponential growth and 2 examples of exponential decay.

asked by Leppy on February 14, 2018
6. ### math

The Mexican long-tongued bat population is an endangered species, which decreases at a rate of 3.5% per year in a wildlife preserve that currently has 80 of them. What type of function will model the population? A)constant

asked by Rylee on January 8, 2018

More Similar Questions