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Suppose the population of a town is 2,700 and is growing 4% each year. Write and equation to model the population growth. Predict the population after 12 years

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Present population =PP

Future population =FP

 

FP = 2,700 x [ 1 + 4/100]^12

FP = 2,700 x 1.04^12

FP = 2,700 x 1.601032

FP = 4,323 - population of the town in 12 years.

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