# algebra 1 sequences

posted by .

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

## Similar Questions

1. ### Math

The formula P = 0.64x^2 - 0.044x + 3 models the approximate population P, in thousands, for a species of fish in a local pond, x years after 1997. During what year will the population reach 34,052 fish?
2. ### college algebra HELP

The population of a city was 166 thousand at the begining of 2004. The exponential growth rate was 1.5% per year. Use the formula P(t)=P[o]e^(kt) where P[o] is the population in 2004 and k is the exponential growth rate. a) predict …
3. ### Algebra sequences

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 …
4. ### math

A town has a population of 32,000 in the year 2002; 35,200 in the year 2003; 38,720 in the year 2004; and 42,592 in the year 2005. If this pattern continues, what will the population be in the year 2016?
5. ### Calculus

The population in certain country is growing at the rate of 7 % a year . If the population in the year 1995 was 190 million, (a)determine an exponential expression representing the population as a function of the year. (b) What will …
6. ### Algebra

On Jan 1, 2010, Chessville has a population of 50,000 people. Chessville then enters a period of population growth. Its population increases 7% each year. On the same day, Checkersville has a population of 70,000 people. Checkersville …
7. ### Algebra

On Jan 1, 2010, Chessville has a population of 50,000 people. Chessville then enters a period of population growth. Its population increases 7% each year. On the same day, Checkersville has a population of 70,000 people. Checkersville …
8. ### Urgent math

please help The fox population in a certain region has a relative growth rate of 7% per year. It is estimated that the population in 2005 was 19,000. (a) Find a function n(t) = n0ert that models the population t years after 2005. n(t) …
9. ### Algebra

I know I can use the population growth formula. here is the question; The fox population in a certain region has a relative growth rate of 7% per year. It is estimated that the population in 2005 was 19,000. (a) Find a function n(t) …
10. ### Algebra II

1. Which represents the type of sequence: 33, 31, 28, 24, 19,... option a. option b. option c. option d. 2. A town has a population of 32,000 in the year 2002; 38,400 in the year 2003; 46,080 in the year 2004; and 55,296 in the year …

More Similar Questions