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Let us consider r the factor.

At end of 1 hr......p
At end of 2 hr......pr
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At end of 5 hr....pr^4

pr^4=p^2

r=p^1/4

At t=0 , P^(1-1/4)=p^3/4 ...Ans

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New post 01 Oct 2017, 05:25
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Let us consider r the factor.

At end of 1 hr......p
At end of 2 hr......pr
.
.
At end of 5 hr....pr^4

pr^4=p^2

r=p^1/4

At t=0 , P^(1-1/4)=p^3/4 ...Ans


Another way to see this: p^2 = p^(5t+t0)
By experimenting several values we get to p(t0)=p^3/4 & GF = p^1/4

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