Algebra 1

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133500403
ISBN 13: 978-0-13350-040-0

Chapter 7 - Exponents and Exponential Functions - Get Ready: 27

Answer

The number is decreasing.

Work Step by Step

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