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A town has a population of 19000 and grows at 4.5% every year. To the nearest tenth of a year, how long will it be until the population will reach 33700?

 Feb 23, 2020
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33,700 =19,000 x 1.045^N, solve for N

33,700 / 19,000 =1.045^N

1.7736842 = 1.045^N

N = Log(1.7736842) / Log(1.045)

N =~13.0 years

 Feb 23, 2020

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