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anonymous

  • 5 years ago

It is estimated that t years from now, the population of a certain suburban community will be p(t)=50 - 7/(2t+1) thousand people. At what rate, in people/year will the population be growing 3 years from now?

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  1. anonymous
    • 5 years ago
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    dp/dt=14(2t+1)^-2 dp/dt=14(7)^-2 dp/dt=2/7 people/year

  2. anonymous
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    I would have thought the first step would be 50-7(2t+t)^-1 then 43(2t+t)^-1 then -43(2t+t)^-2(2+1) then I get -43(3) (2(3)+(3))^-2.

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