# Math

posted by Zack

The population, in millions, of a city t years after 2000 is given by the function P(t) = 2.9 - 0.008t.

Which statement is true?

A. The population is increasing by 8,000 people per year.

B. The population is decreasing by 8,000 people per year.

C. They were 8,000 people living in the city in 2000.

D. In ten years, there will be 8,000 people living in the city.

1. Ms. Sue

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