# What is the growth factor, initial amount for #M(t)=8(2)^(1/6t)#?

##### 1 Answer

Jun 22, 2018

Growth factor = 2

Initial Amount = 8

#### Explanation:

You're using the form

Note: M(t) and A(t) are the same, just using different variables.

Your equation represents a doubling in whatever the problem applies to. It takes 6 years to double. In order to avoid confusion, you can place the