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Lead shielding is used to contain radiation. The percentage of a certain radiation that can penetrate x millimeters of lead shielding is given by I(x) = 100e^−1.5x. What percentage of radiation, to the nearest tenth of a percent, will penetrate a lead shield that is 1 millimeter thick?
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(b) How many millimeters of lead shielding are required so that less than 0.02% of the radiation penetrates the shielding? Round to the nearest millimeter.
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