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kenbaby

  • 2 years ago

HELP PLEASE?? The population for a city is 94,083 and grows continuously at a rate of 5.5% each year. What is the approximate population in 32 years? 521,903 165,586 546,852 544,657

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  1. ganeshie8
    • 2 years ago
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    use continuous growth formula

  2. kenbaby
    • 2 years ago
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    which is ?

  3. ganeshie8
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    \(A = Pe^{rt} \)

  4. kenbaby
    • 2 years ago
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    Can you help me ?

  5. ganeshie8
    • 2 years ago
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    P : initial value r : rate of growth t : time A : final value

  6. kenbaby
    • 2 years ago
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    Im bad at this

  7. ganeshie8
    • 2 years ago
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    whats the starting population ?

  8. ganeshie8
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    read the problem and tell me if u can

  9. kenbaby
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    94,083

  10. ganeshie8
    • 2 years ago
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    good :) so P = 94083

  11. ganeshie8
    • 2 years ago
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    r = 5.5% = 0.055 t = 32

  12. ganeshie8
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    plug them in the formula

  13. kenbaby
    • 2 years ago
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    OK

  14. kenbaby
    • 2 years ago
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    @ganeshie8 what does e stand for in the formula?

  15. myininaya
    • 2 years ago
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    Looks like he did a good job of explaining. e is the number 2.7 approximately.

  16. kenbaby
    • 2 years ago
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    Can you help me finish?

  17. myininaya
    • 2 years ago
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    Follow the order of operations.

  18. kenbaby
    • 2 years ago
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    i am kind of in a rush

  19. myininaya
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    Did you see the formula he gave? He even told you what each of the values in the formula would hold in this problem. Can you show me what you think the formula is with these given values?

  20. myininaya
    • 2 years ago
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    If you want, you can just draw it.

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