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A population of wolves in a country is represented by the equation p(t)=80(0.98)^t, where t is the number of years since 1998. Predict the number of wolves in the population in the year 2008.

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    2008 - 1998 = 10 years
    p(10) = 80 * .98^10
    = 80 * .817
    = 65

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    A population of wolves in a country is represented by the equation p(t)=80(0.98)^t, where t is the number of years since 1998. Predict the number of wolves in the population in the year 2008.

    how many years will it take for the population of wolves to reach 500?

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