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CalculusSingle Variable Calculus: Early Transcendentals, Volume IThe total fertility rate at time t , denoted by F ( t ), is an estimate of the average number of children born to each woman (assuming that current birth rates remain constant). The graph of the total fertility rate in the United States shows the fluctuations from 1940 to 2010. (a) Estimate the values of F' (l950), F' (l965), and F' (1987). (b) What are the meanings of these derivatives? (c) Can you suggest reasons for the values of these derivatives?BuyFind*arrow_forward*

8th Edition

James Stewart

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 9781305270343

Chapter 2, Problem 52RE

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The *total fertility rate* at time *t*, denoted by *F*(*t*), is an estimate of the average number of children born to each woman (assuming that current birth rates remain constant). The graph of the total fertility rate in the United States shows the fluctuations from 1940 to 2010.

(a) Estimate the values of *F'*(l950), *F'*(l965), and *F'*(1987).

(b) What are the meanings of these derivatives?

(c) Can you suggest reasons for the values of these derivatives?

Single Variable Calculus: Early Transcendentals, Volume I

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