Algebra 1: Common Core (15th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133281140
ISBN 13: 978-0-13328-114-9

Chapter 7 - Exponents and Exponential Functions - 7-7 Exponential Growth and Decay - Lesson Check - Page 463: 4


The decay factor is 0.94

Work Step by Step

A decrease of 6% annually means the population becomes 100%-6%=94% so we multiply by 0.94. Therefore, the decay factor is 0.94.
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