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the population of Smallville in the year 1890 was 6250.assume the population increased at a rate of 2.75% per year.

predict when the population reached 50,000

I'm not suppose to use logs to find the answer :(

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    I need to use logs, sorry.

    1.0275^n = 50,000/6250

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    thank you

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