Precalculus (6th Edition) Blitzer

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Chapter 4 - Section 4.6 - Graphs of Other Trigonometric Functions - Exercise Set - Page 612: 98


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For $x\gt0$, the term $2^{-x}$ will act as a damping factor in the function of $y=2^{-x}sin(x)$; that is, the amplitude of the sine function will be reduced when x increases. This model can be used to simulate behaviors involving oscillations with reduced intensities over time.
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