Mathematics
Ziyan659
2016-04-16 16:39:51
A certain forest covers an area of 1800 km2. Suppose that each year this area decreases by 8.5%. What will the area be after 14 years? Use the calculator provided and round your answer to the nearest square kilometer.
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jessythen24
2016-04-16 18:33:31

[latex]f qquad extit{Amount for Exponential Decay}\\ A=I(1 - r)^tqquad egin{cases} A= extit{accumulated amount}\ I= extit{initial amount} o &1800\ r=rate o 8.5\% o frac{8.5}{100} o &0.085\ t= extit{elapsed time} o &14\ end{cases} \\\ A=1800(1-0.085)^{14}[/latex]

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