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Exponential Population Growth

The population P of a city is given by P = 2000e^kt . Let t=0 correspond to the year 1960 and suppose the population in 1950 was 1500. Find the value of k ( to 3 decimal places) and then predict the population in 2000.

Please show all steps & graph, solve using derivatives or ln on calc.

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The population P of a city is given by P = 2000e^kt . Let t=0 correspond to the year 1960 and suppose the population in 1950 was 1500. Find the value of k ( to 3 decimal places) and then predict the ...

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This provides an example of solving a word problem with exponential population growth.

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