The half-life of cesium-137 is 30 years. Suppose we have a 17-g sample. (a) Fin

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The half-life of cesium-137 is 30 years. Suppose we have a 17-g sample.
(a) Find a function 
m(t) = m02t/h
 that models the mass remaining after t years. 
m(t) = 
Apr 17th, 2015

m(t) = 17*2^(-t/30) is the function.

For example, m(0) = 17 and m(30) = 17*2^(-1) = 17/2 = 8.5.

Apr 17th, 2015

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