Posted by **amber** on Saturday, February 26, 2011 at 12:49pm.

Year 2003 2004 2005 2006

Populatation 22.12 22.49 22.86 23.41

A. divide the population for each year by the population in the preceeding year. Round to the two decimal places and show the Texas population increase that is approximately geometric.

1.01

B. Write the general term of the geometric sequence modeling texas population in millions n years in 2002.

an= 22.12 (1.01)n-1

C. Use your model from part (b) to project texas's population in millions for the year 2010. round to two decimal places.

approximately 26.4

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