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brittanyburton

  • 2 years ago

The current population of Charles Town is 53,500. What will the population be in seven years if it is declining 3% per year? A. 10272 B. 43227 C. 52387 D. 66215

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  1. andriod09
    • 2 years ago
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    i foundes you again. :P

  2. brittanyburton
    • 2 years ago
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    Hahaha oh my! So...the easy way out or the hard way?

  3. andriod09
    • 2 years ago
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    depends, do you want to take the easy way or the hard way? :P

  4. brittanyburton
    • 2 years ago
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    easy! i have like 5 questions left and wanna finish this asap lol

  5. andriod09
    • 2 years ago
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    lol. so tell me then. how do you start? (note, my easyway doesn't involve me giving yuo answers.)

  6. brittanyburton
    • 2 years ago
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    i just dont know how to do the equation..

  7. brittanyburton
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    & you should give me the answer bc its not even for me :)

  8. satellite73
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    lol

  9. andriod09
    • 2 years ago
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    the equation is simple. it would be \[population\div.03\]

  10. satellite73
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    hmmm

  11. satellite73
    • 2 years ago
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    actually i think i would be \[53500\times (.97)^7\]

  12. brittanyburton
    • 2 years ago
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    nope i lied i dont

  13. satellite73
    • 2 years ago
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    to decrease a number by 3% means you have \(97\%=.97\) of it left to decrease by \(3\%\) 7 times, multiply it by \((.97)^7\)

  14. andriod09
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    @satellite73 where'd you get the .97?

  15. brittanyburton
    • 2 years ago
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    okay @satellite73 is write

  16. andriod09
    • 2 years ago
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    ohh. okay. i see what you mean. sorry i was wrong @brittanyburton

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