# How do you determine if the equation #f(x) = 2(1/2)^x# represents exponential growth or decay?

##### 1 Answer

Sep 16, 2016

#### Explanation:

As

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When

The more and more negative

becomes. However in doing so we are moving further from 0 in the negative direction. Consequently changing this direction so that you move closer to 0 then

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Thus