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# exponential math problem?

HEY.

Can you tell me what..uhh...E stands for in the equation...

y = 3E-148e0.1708x

And also if possible the slope....and everything...I'm trying to explain the use of the equation when applied to organic market growth.

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- tsunamijonLv 41 decade agoFavorite Answer
E usually stands for:

multiplied by (10 to the power of *)

i.e, 3E-14 = 3*10^(-14)

its called writing in "standard form"

- 1 decade ago
y = 3E-148e0.1708x

is the same as

y = 3*(10)^-148 e0.1708x

the slope (derivative) would be

y'=0.5124*(10)^-148 e0.1708x

or

y'=0.5124E-148e0.1708x

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