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Tickets for a concert have been in incredibly high demand, and as the date for the concert draws closer, the price of tickets increases exponentially. The cost of a pair of concert tickets was yesterday, and today it is . As you complete parts (a) through (c) below, assume that each day’s percent increase from the day before is the same. Homework Help ✎

  1. What is the daily percent rate of increase? What is the multiplier?

    What percent of is ?

  2. What will be the cost of a pair of concert tickets one week from now?

    Construct a table of values or an equation describing the relation between the number of days since yesterday and the price of a ticket.

  3. What was the cost of a pair of tickets two weeks ago?

    In order to go backwards, make the exponent negative.