An element with mass 1000 grams decays by 14.8% per minute. How much of the element is remaining after 11 minutes, to the nearest 10th of a gram ?
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An element with mass 1000 grams decays by 14.8% per minute. How much of the element is remaining after 11 minutes, to the nearest 10th of a gram?
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[tex]100\%14.8\%=85.2\%=0.852\\\\1000g\ \times\ 0.852^{11}\approx171.7g\leftarrow answer[/tex]