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    Question easy question help

    sam plants ground cover that takes up 1m^2
    ground covers spread, and this one will take up 2^(n/3) after n week.

    a) how much area will be occupied by the ground cover after each of the first five weeks ? what type of sequence do these areas form? explain.
    b) what is the percent increase each week?
    c)if possible rewrite the expression 2^(n/3) as a compound interest expression.
    d) draw a graph to show the increase of area taken up. if there are 16 weeks until frost how much area will the ground cover have covered ?
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    Re: easy question help

    What, exactly, is your difficulty? Do you know what 2^{n/3} means? Can you calculate 2^{5/3}? A good calculator would help! (If you are using "Widows", the calculator included can do this.) Can you graph y= 2^{x/3}?
    Last edited by HallsofIvy; July 27th 2012 at 10:13 AM.
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