Geometric progression + exponential equation - math problems

Number of problems found: 21

  • Geometric progression
    exp_1 In geometric progression, a1 = 7, q = 5. Find the condition for n to sum first n members is: sn≤217.
  • Geometric sequence
    cralici In the geometric sequence is a4 = 20 a9 = -160. Calculate the first member a1 and quotient q.
  • Six speeds
    gears-3 A drilling machine is to have 6 speed ranging from 50 to 750 revolution per minute. If the speed forms a geometric progression, determine their values.
  • Geometric sequence 3
    sequence In geometric sequence is a8 = 312500; a11= 39062500; sn=1953124. Calculate the first item a1, quotient q and n - number of members by their sum s_n.
  • Insert into GP
    archimedes_1 Between numbers 5 and 640 insert as many numbers to form geometric progression so sum of the numbers you entered will be 630. How many numbers you must insert?
  • Sequence
    seq Calculate what member of the sequence specified by ? has value 86.
  • Compound interest
    exponential_usd Calculate time when deposit in the bank with interest 2.5% p.a. doubles.
  • Radioactive material
    radium A radioactive material loses 10% of its mass each year. What proportion will be left there after n=6 years?
  • Demographics
    population The population grew in the city in 10 years from 30000 to 34000. What is the average annual percentage increase of population?
  • Investment
    penize_49 1000$ is invested at 10% compound interest. What factor is the capital multiplied by each year? How much will be there after n=12 years?
  • Half life
    Bi Determine the half life of bismuth, when bismuth weight from the original weight of 32 g was only 2 grams in 242 minutes.
  • Growth of wood
    wood The annual growth of wood in the forest is estimated at 2%. In how many years will make the forest volume double?
  • Annual growth
    exp_growth2_2 The population has grown from 25,000 to 33,600 in 10 years. Calculate what was the average annual population growth in%?
  • Crystal
    crystal The crystal grows every month 1.2 permille of its mass. For how many months to grow a crystal from weight 177 g to 384 g?
  • Microorganisms
    microorganisms The first generation of micro-organisms has a population of 13500 members. Each next generation is 11/10 times the previous one. Find out how many generations will reach at least three times members of the first generation.
  • Volume of wood
    wood Every year, at the same time, an increase in the volume of wood in the forest is measured. The increase is regularly p% compared to the previous year. If in 10 years the volume of wood has increased by 10%, what is the number p?
  • To the cinema
    tree Jane at 8 am got message that all 1093 school pupils will go to the cinema. Within 20 min she said it to the three friends. Each of them again for 20 minutes said to the other three. In this way the message spread further. At what time all the children in
  • Investment 2
    exp_growth2 Jack invested $5000 in a 5-month term deposit at 4.7% p. A. . At the end of the 5-months, jack reinvested the maturity value from the first deposit into an 11-month term deposit at 7.3% p. A. What is the maturity value at the end of the second term deposi
  • Savings
    bankovka The depositor regularly wants to invest the same amount of money in the financial institution at the beginning of the year and wants to save 10,000 euros at the end of the tenth year. What amount should he deposit if the annual interest rate for the annua
  • Exponential decay
    exponentialFexsDecay A tank contains 55 liters of water. Water is flowing out at the rate of 7% per minute. How long does it take to drain the tank?

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