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7.2 Exponential Patterns

7.2 Exponential Patterns
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  • Math Help

    In the solution to Example 4, note that the average of the ratios is about 0.7.

    So, it appears that the tiger population decreases to almost 70% of what it was every five years.

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  • Checkpoint Solution

    The estimated percents of remaining tiger habitat from 1985 through 2010 are:

    Although the rate of decrease varies, it appears that the percent of remaining tiger habitat decreases to about 80% of what it was every 5 years. This means that the rate of decrease is about 20% every 5 years.

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    Guest   7 years ago |
    Be sure you notice that the graph in Example 4 is about tigers, not panda bears. The panda is the symbol for World Wildlife Fund.
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