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Easiest Math Problem Need Help

  1. Jul 18, 2009 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

    Exponetiall function Y = c * a^x

    goes through 1,300 and 3, 432

    whats the function?

    2. Relevant equations


    3. The attempt at a solution

    if i had a value for y when x = 0 i could easily solve.
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  3. Jul 18, 2009 #2


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    Hi EternityMech! :smile:

    (try using the X2 tag just above the Reply box :wink:)
    Well, you know ca and ca3, don't you? :wink:
  4. Jul 18, 2009 #3
    Ya i know 300(1)=C*a1

    and 432(3)=C*a3

    now what?
  5. Jul 18, 2009 #4


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    What do you get if you divide one equation by the other?

    Wait, hold on a moment. What in the world do you mean by "300(1)" and "432(3)"?
    (And how is this a calculus problem?)
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