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General Equation for Exponential Decay

Let's try an example: In 1995, a pizza parlor sold 3,495 pizzas. Since then, that number has decreased by 12% per year. Express this as an exponential Decay equation.

Figure 1.

Now, we can answer the question: How many pizzas were sold in 1999?

Figure 2.

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