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19. In a particular region of a national park, there are currently 330 deer, and the population is increasing at an annual rate of 11%.
a. Write an exponential function to model the deer population.
b. Explain what each value in the model represents.
c. Predict the number of deer that will be in the region after five years. Show your work.
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Help!?!?!?!? 19. In a particular region of a national park, there are currently 330 deer, and the population is increasing at an annual rate of 11%. a. Write an exponential function to model the deer population. b. Explain what each value in the model represents. c. Predict the number of deer that will be in the region after five years. Show your work.
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19. In a particular region of a national park, there are currently 330 deer, and the population is increasing at an annual rate of 11%. a. Write an exponential function to model the deer population. b. Explain what each value in the model represents. c. Predict the number of deer that will be in the region after five years. Show your work.
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HeroBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3
Exponential Function \[y = ab^t\] a = initial population b = rate t = years y = population after t years
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swiftskier96Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Ok. Thank you! :)
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HeroBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3
Okay, post what you get after figuring it out.
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swiftskier96Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
y = 330(0.11)^5 Thats the equation i got when i plugged in the numbers. Now im solving it.
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HeroBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3
It should be y = 330(1.11)^5
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swiftskier96Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Oh. Ok. Hold on a sec...
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swiftskier96Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
The first way i solved it was by doing 1.11^5 and that equaled 1.6850581551. Then i multiplied it by 330 and got 556.069191183. Then i tried solving it a different way by multiplying 330 and 1.11 and got 366.3. Then i did 366.3^5 and got 6594541312769.34543. Now im assuming the first way i solved it is correct.
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HeroBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3
There's ONLY one way to do it. It's called using order of ops.
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swiftskier96Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Isnt my first way right? Or am i missing something?
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HeroBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3
Yes, but you should always remember PEMDAS, especially since you are doing math on this level. Knowing PEMDAS should be second nature by now.
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swiftskier96Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I do know PEMDAS. Thanks for the help! :)
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