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In 1970, the total enrollment in public universities and colleges in a country was 5.1 million students. By 2004, enrollment had risen to 14.3 million students. Assume enrollment can be modeled by exponential growth.

(a) Estimate the total enrollments in 1980, 1990, and 2000. (Round your answers to one decimal place.)

1980 million
1990 million
2000 million


(b) How many years after 1970 until the enrollment doubles from the 2004 figure? (Round your answer to one decimal place.)
____ years

(c) By what percent is the enrollment increasing each year? (Round your answer to two decimal places.)
____ %

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    In 1970, the total enrollment in public universities and colleges in a country was 5.1 million students. By 2004, enrollment had risen to 14.3 million students. Assume enrollment can be modeled by exponential growth.

    (a) Estimate the total enrollments in 1980, 1990, and 2000. (Round your answers to one decimal place.)

    1980___ million
    1990___ million
    2000___ million


    (b) How many years after 1970 until the enrollment doubles from the 2004 figure? (Round your answer to one decimal place.)
    ____ years

    (c) By what percent is the enrollment increasing each year? (Round your answer to two decimal places.)
    ____ %
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