Modeling Points
Example Continued

Step 3. Find the common ratio.

The common ratio is based on x-values with an increment of 1. If the increment is not 1, then set up the equation
b x-increment = common multiplier and solve for b.

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Step 4. Use b to fill in the rest of the table.
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Step 5. Write the exponential model.

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