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Sheesh, what with electrics and water, the whole thing is quite shocking.
As for educating on the Blue Boy’s elucidating his Euclideans, well, one has to check Linear Growth which means that it grows by the same amount in each time step. For example you might have something that is 5 inches long on Monday morning and then 8 inches long on Tuesday morning and then 11 inches long on Wednesday morning and so on. So it is growing by 3 inches a day.
Linear growth - Math Central
In other words, a linear function is one that is changing at a constant rate as changes.
An exponential function is one that changes at a rate that's always proportional to the value of the function. Therefore, as my chocolate nibbles grow exponentially (sadly, not linearly), that is OK as it is definitely proportional to the value of my chocolate nibbles functioning by satisfying my tummy!
All OK then. Carry on nibbling.
and so the fun begins!