Test: Common Core: High School - Functions

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Certain diseases, such as bovine spongiform encephalopathy (mad cow disease), are caused by prions - misfolded proteins. These prions are irreversibly misfolded and cause subsequent misfolding of healthy proteins when they come into contact with them. Joe ate the meat of a cow with BSE, ingesting  prions, and each prion caused the misfolding of a new protein every  number of hours, is illustrated by the following function.

where  is how many misfolded proteins are present after  hours.

What is the function for ?

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