On April 1, 2020, there were 25,000 people in the United States who need ventilators due to Covid-19. As time went on, more people were catching the virus, and the rate of people of need ventilators increased by about 1.2% per day. a.Write an exponential function to model the situation. b.Find how many ventilators would be needed on April 16, 2020 to accommodate the patients by then.

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