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A population of 240 birds increases at a rate of 16% annually. Jemel writes an exponential function of the form f(x) = abx to represent the number of birds after x years. Which values should she use for a and b?

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  1. thefurball
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    The equation for exponential growth is this: \[Y = Initial(1 + rate)^{Time}\]Your initial amount of birds is 240. Your rate is 1.16. How does this correspond to the equation f(x) = ab^x?

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