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anonymous
 4 years ago
A town has a population of 1700 people at time T=0. In each of the following cases, write a formula for the population P, of the town as a function of year T. Hint: One of the answers is linear and one is exponential.
(a) The population increases by 90 people per year
(b) The population increases 4 percent a year
anonymous
 4 years ago
A town has a population of 1700 people at time T=0. In each of the following cases, write a formula for the population P, of the town as a function of year T. Hint: One of the answers is linear and one is exponential. (a) The population increases by 90 people per year (b) The population increases 4 percent a year

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anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Can you do (a) yourself? write out the population after 0, 1, 2, 3, ... years by hand for example

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0One way to do part (b) is to use\[1700 \cdot (1 + 0.04)^T\]After one year (T=1) for example you should have 1700*(1.04).
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