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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
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    i foundes you again. :P

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

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

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

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

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  6. brittanyburton
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    i just dont know how to do the equation..

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

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    lol

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

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    hmmm

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

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  12. brittanyburton
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    nope i lied i dont

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  13. satellite73
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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 \((.97)^7\)

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

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  15. brittanyburton
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    okay @satellite73 is write

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  16. andriod09
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    ohh. okay. i see what you mean. sorry i was wrong @brittanyburton

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