Posted by **Paula** on Tuesday, December 16, 2008 at 5:03pm.

In 1995, 7.4 million people used the internet. The growth rate is 59% each year.

What is the general equation of the function?

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**Reiny**, Tuesday, December 16, 2008 at 5:14pm
how about

P(n) = 7.4(1.59)^n

where n is number of years since 1995, and P(n) is in millions, such that P(n) < appr 6 billion

BTW, at this rate of growth, every man, woman and child on the entire earth would use the internet by 2009

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