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Asked Dec 5, 2019
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The 1980 population of the United States was approximately 231 million, and the population has been growing continuously at a rate of 1.03% per year. Predict the population N(t) in the year 2020 if this growth trend continues. (Round your answer to one decimal place.)

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Step 1

Given,

United States population in 1980, P = 231 million = 231,000,000

Step 2

Rate of growth, r = 1.03% = 1.03/100 = 0....

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N(t) = Pe" (0.0103)40 N(1) = (231000000)e0 = 231000000e0.412 = 231000000×1.50983 N(t)= 348771754.8

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