Intermediate Algebra: Connecting Concepts through Application

Published by Brooks Cole
ISBN 10: 0-53449-636-9
ISBN 13: 978-0-53449-636-4

Chapter 5 - Exponential Functions - 5.2 Solving Equations Using Exponent Rules - 5.2 Exercises: 42

Answer

a) $6250$ people b) $3$ days

Work Step by Step

a) $C(d) = 2(5^{d})$ $C(d) = 2(5^{5})$ $ = 2(3125)$ $= 6250$ people b) $250 = 2(5^{d})$ $125 = 5^{d}$ $5^{3} = 5^{d}$ $d = 3$ days
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