exponential decay

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a decrease that follows an exponential function

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2b) in which the bedrock samples plot below they-intercept of the proposed monotonic exponential decline function.
The opportunities of the Internet, computerized businesses, and computer-savvy consumers, the exponential decline in the cost of computation and communication, and the increasingly dynamic environment for longer-having systems are pressing software developers to come up with better ways to create and evolve systems.
However, the excretion always follows an exponential decline, which means a rapid initial loss of drug followed by a slow trickle of the remainder, which may take weeks or even months.
The exponential decline in costs of micropower technologies in the last several decades should continue through 2005, along with increasing efficiency of products such as solar panels and wind turbines, and the creation of economies of scale once mass production occurs.
In general, four stages can be identified: an initial gradual linear decline followed by an inflection or transitional stage, an exponential decline, and, finally, a reverse inflection.
The residence times were determined by shuttering the laser light and measuring the resultant exponential decline in polarization as the polarized gas was replaced by unpolarized gas.