  In 2012, the worlds population was 7 billion and the population was projected to reach 8 billion by the year 2025. What was the annual growth rate projected? Round to four decimals.

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In 2012, the worlds population was 7 billion and the population was projected to reach 8 billion by the year 2025. What was the annual growth rate projected? Round to four decimals.

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In 2012, the world’s population was 7 billion and the population was projected to reach 8 billion by the year 2025. What was the annual growth rate projected?  Round to four decimals.

Step 2

Since the population growth equation is given by: help_outlineImage TranscriptionclosePis the initial population in billions at time t tis the number of years since 2012, r is the rate of growth of population per year. fullscreen
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So In this c... help_outlineImage Transcriptionclose7 bn since 2012 to 2025] t-13 P 8 bn fullscreen

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