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An initial population of 295 quail increases at an annual rate of 7%. Write an exponential function to model the quail population. What will the approximate population be after 2 years?
 one year ago
An initial population of 295 quail increases at an annual rate of 7%. Write an exponential function to model the quail population. What will the approximate population be after 2 years?

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tcarroll010
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Let P be your population after x years with an annual growth rate of "m" and a starting population of A: P = A(1 + m)^x

tcarroll010
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2The factor: (1 + m)^x comes from after year one: (1 + m) after year 2: (1 + m)^2 year3 : (1 + m)^3 because of [(1 + m)^2](1 + m) etc.

tcarroll010
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2So, you can put in 295 for A, 0.07 for m, and your years for "x"

tcarroll010
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2The exponential aspect of the equation comes from having an expression to a power with "x" in it.

tcarroll010
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2For your purposes, you'll be wanting to make "x" equal to 2.

tcarroll010
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2If you have any questions with this, just ask. Otherwise, are you all good now?

Acoustics95
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Yeah, I'm good. Thanks man.

tcarroll010
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2You're welcome and good luck in your studies.
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