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Asked Nov 4, 2019
The function f(x)=-.01(x-34) +24 models the population (in thousands) of Plumas County,
3.
California, where x represents the number of years after 1960. Given the model and using algebra,
determine the two years in which the population is 15,000 (15 thousand).
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The function f(x)=-.01(x-34) +24 models the population (in thousands) of Plumas County, 3. California, where x represents the number of years after 1960. Given the model and using algebra, determine the two years in which the population is 15,000 (15 thousand).

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Step 1

Consider the given population function.

f(x)= -0.01(x-34) +24
where population in thousands
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f(x)= -0.01(x-34) +24 where population in thousands

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Step 2

According to the ...

f(x) 15
i.e
0.01(x-34) 24=15
-0.01(x-34)-9
(x-34)900
x34 130
x 4 or x = 64
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f(x) 15 i.e 0.01(x-34) 24=15 -0.01(x-34)-9 (x-34)900 x34 130 x 4 or x = 64

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