CCSS IP Math II 2.5.1 Example 3
A number of bacteria, , at any time , in hours, can be estimated using the function . What was the initial size of the bacteria colony? Is the bacteria population exponentially decaying or growing?
- Identify the value of the dependent quantity at .
- Identify the hourly rate of change in the function.
- Describe how the rate of change relates to the change of the dependent quantity.