Intensity of Light

Given that the intensity of light is diminished 2 percent by passing through one millimeter of glass, find the intensity I as a function of t, the thickness of the glass through which the light passes.

Source: March, Herman W., and Wolff, Henry C. (1917). Calculus. New York: McGraw-Hill. (Question 1, p. 159)

Author: ascklee

Dr. Lee teaches at the Wee Kim Wee School of Communication and Information at the Nanyang Technological University in Singapore. He founded The Mathematics Digital Library in 2013.

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