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The following function describes the number of employees working at a company, in thousands, where t represents the number of years since the company revised the benefits package. f(t)=1.5(.90)^t Select the correct statement. A. The number of employees is increasing by 50% every year. B. The number of employees is decreasing by 10% every year. C. The number of employees is decreasing by 90% every year. D. The number of employees is increasing by 90% every year.

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Answer:The answer is (B)Step-by-step explanation:Try out each of the situations. It can't be A, since the 0.9 is less than 1, so it has to be decreasing. This leaves only B and C. Since decreasing by 90 percent is the same as multiplying by 10 percent, the only possible answer left is B.Hope this helps!