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A policy aimed at helping those previously discriminated against to receive extra advantages and opportunities such as economic educational and political positions. The first presidential use came during LBJ's admin in 1965. Recent challenges have been based on the idea that affirmative action creates reverse discrimination against majority group citizens.
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Carbon-14 is a radioactive element with a half-life of about 5,730 years. Carbon-14 is said to decay exponentially. The decay rate is . We start with one gram of carbon- 14. We are interested in the time (years) it takes to decay carbon-14.
Find the amount (percent of one gram) of carbon-14 lasting less than 5,730 years. This means, find .
Sketch the graph, and shade the area of interest.
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