steviej148:

Annual sales of fountain pens in Littleville are 5,000 per year and are increasing by 7% per year. How many fountain pens will be sold over the next five years? (Use an integral to solve this problem. Round your answer to the nearest pen.)

3 months ago
Vocaloid:

First you need to write the actual function For an exponential function y = (initial amount)(growth factor)^x We start with 5,000 pens and experience 7% growth so y = 5000(1.07)^x Take the integral of this function between the bounds 0 and 5

3 months ago
Vocaloid:

oh i should probably mention integral of a^x is (a^x)/ln(a) try to apply this logic to find the inegral

3 months ago