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# Algebra 1 Chapter 8

### McDougal Littell

Question | Answer |
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Exponential Function | A function of the form y=abx, where x is a real number. |

Scientific Notation | A number expressed in the form cx10n, where 1≤c<10 |

Exponential Growth | A quantity that is increasing by the same percent in each unit of time. |

Growth Factor | The expression 1 + r in the exponential growth model where r is the growth rate. |

Initial Amount | The variable C in the exponential growth or decay model. |

Time Period | The variable t in the exponential growth and decay models. |

Percent of increase | The expression 100r is the percent increase where r is the growth rate in the exponential growth model. |

Growth Rate | The variable r in the exponential growth model. |

Exponential Decay | A quantity that is descreasing by the same percent in each unit of time t where c is the initial amount. |

Decay Factor | The expression 1 - r in the exponential decay model where r is the decay rate. |

Decay Rate | The variable r in the exponential decay model. |

Percent of Decrease | The expression 100r is the percent of decrease where r is the decay rate in the exponential decay model. |

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