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The population P of a city has been increasing at an annual rate of 1.4%. It's population was 173 thousand in 1992.
A. Find a formula for P(t), where t is the year and P is in thousands.
B. Estimate the population in 2010, to the nearest thousand.
C. In what year did the population reach 188 thousand?

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