(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

Viruses are reproducing with rate of k ,in t minutes, the function is:

f(x) = Po x e^(kt)

However there is an elimination rate of a viruses per minute.

2. Relevant equations

3. The attempt at a solution

We can't say that the new function will be:

f(x) = Po x e^(kt) - ax

because the initial number pf viruses are different for every trial. I used succeeding cells with formulae in Excel to generate these values, and it worked. But is there a way to generalize this situation into a formula?

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# Homework Help: Exponential growth with an elimination rate

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