31. Population Growth and Decline The table gives the popula- tion in a small coastal community for the period 1997–2006. Figures shown are for January 1 in each year. (a) What was the average rate of change of population between 1998 and 2001? (b) What was the average rate of change of population between 2002 and 2004? (c) For what period of time was the population increasing? (d) For what period of time was the population decreasing? Year Population 1997 1998 1999 624 856 1,336 1,578 1,591 1,483 2000 2001 2002 2003 994 2004 826 2005 801 2006 745

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. Population Growth and Decline The table gives the population in a small coastal community for the period 1997–2006.
Figures shown are for January 1 in each year.
(a) What was the average rate of change of population
between 1998 and 2001?
(b) What was the average rate of change of population
between 2002 and 2004?
(c) For what period of time was the population increasing?
(d) For what period of time was the population decreasing?

31. Population Growth and Decline The table gives the popula-
tion in a small coastal community for the period 1997–2006.
Figures shown are for January 1 in each year.
(a) What was the average rate of change of population
between 1998 and 2001?
(b) What was the average rate of change of population
between 2002 and 2004?
(c) For what period of time was the population increasing?
(d) For what period of time was the population decreasing?
Year
Population
1997
1998
1999
624
856
1,336
1,578
1,591
1,483
2000
2001
2002
2003
994
2004
826
2005
801
2006
745

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31. Population Growth and Decline The table gives the popula- tion in a small coastal community for the period 1997–2006. Figures shown are for January 1 in each year. (a) What was the average rate of change of population between 1998 and 2001? (b) What was the average rate of change of population between 2002 and 2004? (c) For what period of time was the population increasing? (d) For what period of time was the population decreasing? Year Population 1997 1998 1999 624 856 1,336 1,578 1,591 1,483 2000 2001 2002 2003 994 2004 826 2005 801 2006 745

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