A woman who has recovered from a serious illness begins a diet regimen designed to get her back to a healthy weight. She currently weighs 109 pounds. She hopes each week to multiply her weight by 1.02 each week. (a) Find a formula for an exponential function that gives the woman's weight w, in pounds, after t weeks on the regimen. W = (b) How long will it be before she reaches her normal weight of 135 pounds? (Round your answer to two decimal places.) weeks Need Help? Talk to a Tutor Read It

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A woman who has recovered from a serious illness begins a diet regimen designed to get her back to a healthy weight. She
currently weighs 109 pounds. She hopes each week to multiply her weight by 1.02 each week.
(a) Find a formula for an exponential function that gives the woman's weight w, in pounds, after t weeks on the
regimen.
W =
(b) How long will it be before she reaches her normal weight of 135 pounds? (Round your answer to two decimal places.)
weeks
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A woman who has recovered from a serious illness begins a diet regimen designed to get her back to a healthy weight. She currently weighs 109 pounds. She hopes each week to multiply her weight by 1.02 each week. (a) Find a formula for an exponential function that gives the woman's weight w, in pounds, after t weeks on the regimen. W = (b) How long will it be before she reaches her normal weight of 135 pounds? (Round your answer to two decimal places.) weeks Need Help? Talk to a Tutor Read It