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kenbaby

  • one year 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
    • one year ago
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    use continuous growth formula

  2. kenbaby
    • one year ago
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    which is ?

  3. ganeshie8
    • one year ago
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    \(A = Pe^{rt} \)

  4. kenbaby
    • one year ago
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    Can you help me ?

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

  6. kenbaby
    • one year ago
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    Im bad at this

  7. ganeshie8
    • one year 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
    • one year ago
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    94,083

  10. ganeshie8
    • one year ago
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    good :) so P = 94083

  11. ganeshie8
    • one year ago
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    r = 5.5% = 0.055 t = 32

  12. ganeshie8
    • one year ago
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    plug them in the formula

  13. kenbaby
    • one year ago
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    OK

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

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

  16. kenbaby
    • one year ago
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    Can you help me finish?

  17. myininaya
    • one year ago
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    Follow the order of operations.

  18. kenbaby
    • one year ago
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    i am kind of in a rush

  19. myininaya
    • one year ago
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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
    • one year ago
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    If you want, you can just draw it.

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