I don't quite understand half-life. How to solve this question?

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- Jun 1st 2010, 01:38 PMyidaQuestion about geometric series
I don't quite understand half-life. How to solve this question?

http://www.mathhelpforum.com/math-he...56ygrthbrh.jpg - Jun 1st 2010, 02:54 PMskeeter
- Jun 1st 2010, 03:27 PMyida
the answer is wrong

- Jun 1st 2010, 04:54 PMskeeter
- Jun 1st 2010, 04:58 PMyida
I use y0=55

t=12 h=7.2

but I got wrong answer - Jun 1st 2010, 05:01 PMskeeter
what "wrong answer" did you get?

- Jun 1st 2010, 05:04 PMyida
55(0.5)^(12/7.2)

- Jun 1st 2010, 05:07 PMskeeter