## Algebra 1

Published by Prentice Hall

# Chapter 8 - Polynomials and Factoring - 8-1 Adding and Subtracting Polynomials - Mixed Review - Page 479: 59

#### Answer

$5$

#### Work Step by Step

In an exponential function of the form $y=a\times b^x$, $b$ represents the growth factor. In the equation $y=0.2\times5^x$, $5$ takes the place of $b$, so $5$ is the growth factor.

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