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Paul has decided to raise rabbits. He has been warned that the number of rabbits will double every month. He started with 3 rabbits, and the function y=3(2^x) models the number of rabbits he will have after x months.

How many rabbits will paul have after 8 months?

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  1. 384 rabbits after 8 months

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  2. thank you!

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  3. Eddie's answer is not correct

    after 8 months, x = 8
    y = 3(2^8)
    = 3(256)
    = 768

    or:
    3 6 12 24 48 96 192 384 768

    now: 3
    after 1 month -- 6 ---> 3(2^1)
    after 2 months -- 12 --> 3(2^2)
    ...
    after 8 months -- 768 = 3(2^8)

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