# The life span of a sample of sparrows was studied. The equation calculates the numbers of years y required for x percent of the sparrows to die, where 0 x 95. (a) Find y when x = 40.

The life span of a sample of sparrows was studied. The equation

calculates the numbers of years y required for x percent of the sparrows to die, where 0 ≤ x ≤ 95.

(a) Find y when x = 40. Interpret your answer.

(b) Find x when y = 1.5. Interpret your answer.

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## 2 log (100 0.37

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