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A town has a population which is growing linearly. In 1970 its population was 36,000 while in 1985 its population was 63,000. Find a formula for its population P(t), where t=0 corresponds to the year 1970.

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    do it in thousands
    (0, 36) , (15,63)
    (y-36)/x = (63-36)/15
    You take it from there.

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