Posted by **James** on Tuesday, February 1, 2011 at 10:41am.

A major corporation is building a 4325 acre complex of homes, offices, stores, schools, and churches in the rural community of Glen Cove. As a result of this development, the planners have estimated that Glen Clove's population (in thousands) t yr from now will be given by the following function.

P(t) = (35 t^2 + 125t + 200)/(t^2 + 6 t + 40)

(a) What is the current population of Glen Cove?

- Math -
**MathMate**, Tuesday, February 1, 2011 at 5:40pm
The population (in thousands) at year t is given by

P(t) = (35 t^2 + 125t + 200)/(t^2 + 6 t + 40)

where t is the number of years from the current year, or current year means t=0.

So calculate P(0) by putting t=0 on the right hand side of the equation to get

P(0) = (35 (0)^2 + 125(0) + 200)/((0)^2 + 6 (0) + 40)

I get P(0) = 5 (means population=5000)

## Answer This Question

## Related Questions

- Math - A major corporation is building a 4325 acre complex of homes, offices, ...
- Math - A major corporation is building a 4325 acre complex of homes, offices, ...
- math - A major corporation is building a 4325 acre complex of homes, offices, ...
- Calculus - A major corporation is building a 4325 acre complex of homes, offices...
- math - A major corporation is building a 4325 acre complex of homes, offices, ...
- BLAW - CASE PROBLEM: Moonbay is a home-building corporation that primarily ...
- math - suppose a 24 acre plot of land is being divided into 1/3 acre lots for a...
- Social Studies - Which of the following was the main focus of Georgians during ...
- spanish - In our own national Capitol, many homes now are owned by foreign ...
- Accounting - In 2000, purchased land for $5,600,000 that had a natural resource ...

More Related Questions