# How do you identify equations as exponential growth, exponential decay, linear growth or linear decay #f(x) = 9.6 ∙ 1.06x#?

##### 1 Answer

Oct 7, 2015

See explanation below.

#### Explanation:

A linear expression has a form of

An exponential function has a form of

So if you meant to write

But if you mean a function like:

then it is an exponential function, and it is a growth ftnction, because