# How do you determine if the equation #f(x) = 7(1/4)^x# represents exponential growth or decay?

##### 1 Answer

Dec 16, 2017

Observe the direction as 'x' is increased.

#### Explanation:

A growth function will have increasing

For x = 0,

For x = 1,

For x = 2,

Definitely a decaying trend!