## Functions Modeling Change: A Preparation for Calculus, 5th Edition

$Q=0.3(2.014)^t$
Using the fact that $(a^b)^n=a^{bn}$, the equation can be rewritten as $$Q=0.3(e^{0.7})^t$$ Evaluating $e^{0.7}$ yields $2.014$. Therefore, the equation can be written as $Q=0.3(2.014)^t$.