# A radioactive substance decays in such a way that the amount of mass remaining after t days is given by the functionm(t)= 9e-0.017twhere m(t) is measured in kilograms.(a) Find the mass at timet = 0.%3Dkg(b) How much of the mass remains after 50 days? (Round your answer to one decimal place.)kg

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2 views help_outlineImage TranscriptioncloseA radioactive substance decays in such a way that the amount of mass remaining after t days is given by the function m(t) = 9e-0.017t where m(t) is measured in kilograms. (a) Find the mass at timet = 0. %3D kg (b) How much of the mass remains after 50 days? (Round your answer to one decimal place.) kg fullscreen
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Part (a)

Plugging t=0, we get: Mass at time t=0 is 9 kg

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Part (b)

Plugging t=50, we get: Mass remaining after 50 days is 3.8 kg

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