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 - Get Ready! - Page 415: 27


The number of dentists is decreasing.

Work Step by Step

Exponential decay as opposed to exponential growth represents a drastic decrease in the amount/value of something. So if the number of dentists in the US experiences exponential decay, then it means that the number of dentists is decreasing in the US over time.
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