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Differential Equation: Increase at a Rate Equal to Product of Time Elapsed

The amount of a chemical increases at a rate equal to the product of elapsed time (in minutes) and the amount of the chemical. If the initial amount of the chemical is 10 units, what is the number of units at 4 minutes?

A. 14 B. 10 + e8 C. 10 + e16
D. 10e8 E. 10e16


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The answer is D.

According to the condition, suppose the amount of the chemical is y, the ...

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