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What might a scatterplot of data points look like if it were best described by a logarithmic model?

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What does the y -intercept on the graph of a logistic equation correspond to for a population modeled by that equation?

The y -intercept on the graph of a logistic equation corresponds to the initial population for the population model.

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Graphical

For the following exercises, match the given function of best fit with the appropriate scatterplot in [link] through [link] . Answer using the letter beneath the matching graph.

Graph of a scattered plot.
Graph of a scattered plot.
Graph of a scattered plot.
Graph of a scattered plot.
Graph of a scattered plot.

y = 10.209 e 0.294 x

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y = 5.598 1.912 ln ( x )

C

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y = 4.607 + 2.733 ln ( x )

B

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y = 14.005 1 + 2.79 e 0.812 x

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Numeric

To the nearest whole number, what is the initial value of a population modeled by the logistic equation P ( t ) = 175 1 + 6.995 e 0.68 t ? What is the carrying capacity?

P ( 0 ) = 22 ; 175

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Rewrite the exponential model A ( t ) = 1550 ( 1.085 ) x as an equivalent model with base e . Express the exponent to four significant digits.

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A logarithmic model is given by the equation h ( p ) = 67.682 5.792 ln ( p ) . To the nearest hundredth, for what value of p does h ( p ) = 62 ?

p 2.67

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A logistic model is given by the equation P ( t ) = 90 1 + 5 e 0.42 t . To the nearest hundredth, for what value of t does P ( t ) = 45 ?

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What is the y -intercept on the graph of the logistic model given in the previous exercise?

y -intercept: ( 0 , 15 )

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Technology

For the following exercises, use this scenario: The population P of a koi pond over x months is modeled by the function P ( x ) = 68 1 + 16 e 0.28 x .

Graph the population model to show the population over a span of 3 years.

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What was the initial population of koi?

4 koi

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How many koi will the pond have after one and a half years?

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How many months will it take before there are 20 koi in the pond?

about 6.8 months.

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Use the intersect feature to approximate the number of months it will take before the population of the pond reaches half its carrying capacity.

Graph of the intersection of P(t)=68/(1+16e^(-0.28t)) and y=34.
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For the following exercises, use this scenario: The population P of an endangered species habitat for wolves is modeled by the function P ( x ) = 558 1 + 54.8 e 0.462 x , where x is given in years.

Graph the population model to show the population over a span of 10 years.

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What was the initial population of wolves transported to the habitat?

10 wolves

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How many wolves will the habitat have after 3 years?

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How many years will it take before there are 100 wolves in the habitat?

about 5.4 years.

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Use the intersect feature to approximate the number of years it will take before the population of the habitat reaches half its carrying capacity.

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For the following exercises, refer to [link] .

x f(x)
1 1125
2 1495
3 2310
4 3294
5 4650
6 6361

Use a graphing calculator to create a scatter diagram of the data.

Graph of the table’s values.
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Use the regression feature to find an exponential function that best fits the data in the table.

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Write the exponential function as an exponential equation with base e .

f ( x ) = 776.682 e 0.3549 x

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Graph the exponential equation on the scatter diagram.

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Use the intersect feature to find the value of x for which f ( x ) = 4000.

When f ( x ) = 4000 , x 4.6.

Graph of the intersection of a scattered plot with an estimation line and y=4,000.
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For the following exercises, refer to [link] .

x f(x)
1 555
2 383
3 307
4 210
5 158
6 122

Use a graphing calculator to create a scatter diagram of the data.

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Questions & Answers

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if you remember sine, cosine, and tangent from geometry, all the relationships are the same but they use x y and r instead (x is adjacent, y is opposite, and r is hypotenuse).
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it is better to use unit circle than triangle .triangle is only used for acute angles but you can begin with. Download any application named"unit circle" you find in it all you need. unit circle is a circle centred at origine (0;0) with radius r= 1.
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For each year t, the population of a forest of trees is represented by the function A(t) = 117(1.029)t. In a neighboring forest, the population of the same type of tree is represented by the function B(t) = 86(1.025)t.
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