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In a lake the amount of fish can be calculated by using the formula F = 1500 - 900/1+0,2t. 

F is the amount of fish and t is the time in weeks with t = 0 being january 1st.

 

a. Calculate how much the amount of fish has increased after the first year. (this is my calculation but i'm not sure if it's right.)

F = 1500 - 900/1+0,2t

1500 - 900/1+0,2*52

1500 - 900/11,4 

1500 - 1421 = 79

 b. Give a equation of the horizontal asymptote of the graph of F

c. What does horizontal asymptote mean

d. The graph of the formula of F also has a vertical symptote, explain why the vertical symptote doesn't really mean anything.

 

Sorry, English isn't my native language but this assignment is confusing me

 Nov 27, 2019
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What's your language?

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 Nov 27, 2019
edited by Omi67  Nov 27, 2019
edited by Omi67  Nov 27, 2019
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Thank you for the reply. I'm Dutch! I'm kind of fluent in English but sometimes the terms I use aren't really correct to use in math, sorry for that. Also a. and d. were easier than I expected, I should've thought more about it haha

 Nov 27, 2019
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I don't quite get what the horizontal sympote stands for though. Could you explain please? 

 Nov 27, 2019
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De hoeveelheid vis 1500 is de limiet en zal niet worden bereikt.

Ich bin deutsch.

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 Nov 27, 2019
edited by Omi67  Nov 27, 2019
edited by Omi67  Nov 27, 2019
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Ah I see. Thank you! I learnt German for two years in school but eventually chose French. I still understand German a bit though because our languages are so similar. 

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