Written Assignment 12-Sections 5.5, 5.6 Name Applications of exponential and logarithmic equations [5.5, 5.6] Refer to section 5.3 for the relevant formulas and modeling techniques for half-life and compound interest. Show your work solving symbolically. 1. Radioactive Decay a. Tritium has a half-life of 12 years. If an initial sample of 15 grams is present, find a function T(x) that represents the amount remaining, in grams, after x years. T(x) b. Use your function to determine the amount of time it takes for the Tritium to decay to 5 grams Answer:

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Written Assignment 12-Sections 5.5, 5.6 Name
Applications of exponential and logarithmic equations [5.5, 5.6]
Refer to section 5.3 for the relevant formulas and modeling techniques for half-life and
compound interest. Show your work solving symbolically.
1. Radioactive Decay
a. Tritium has a half-life of 12 years. If an initial sample of 15 grams is present, find a
function T(x) that represents the amount remaining, in grams, after x
years.
T(x)
b. Use your function to determine the amount of time it takes for the Tritium to decay to
5 grams
Answer:
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Written Assignment 12-Sections 5.5, 5.6 Name Applications of exponential and logarithmic equations [5.5, 5.6] Refer to section 5.3 for the relevant formulas and modeling techniques for half-life and compound interest. Show your work solving symbolically. 1. Radioactive Decay a. Tritium has a half-life of 12 years. If an initial sample of 15 grams is present, find a function T(x) that represents the amount remaining, in grams, after x years. T(x) b. Use your function to determine the amount of time it takes for the Tritium to decay to 5 grams Answer:

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