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12-27.

Write a scenario that could be described by each exponential function below. Make sure to define the variables and indicate whether the situation involves growth or decay. Homework Help ✎

*y*= 2000(1.04)^{x}^{/12}*y*= 25,000(1 – 0.17)^{x}

Answers vary, but one possible scenario could be: The amount of money, *y*, in an account after *x* years if the starting balance is $2000 and the monthly interest is 4% exponential growth.