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A 5-year projection of population trends suggest that T years from now, the population of a certain community will be P(T)=T^3+9T^2+48T+50 thousand. A. at what time during the 5-year period will the population be growing most rapidly? B. at what time during the 5-year period will the population be growing most least rapidly?

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  1. anonymous
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    i am wondering if there is a typo here. this is a cubic polynomial, and the larger T is the faster it grows

  2. anonymous
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    unless it means this is the population for the next five years, in which case the slowest growth is at the beginning and then it speeds up

  3. anonymous
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    it's T raise to 3 + 9T raise to 2 + 48T +50.. sorry i dont know how to do it.

  4. anonymous
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    no that is fine, that is what i thought it said.

  5. anonymous
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    yeah, can you answer it?

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