Freshman Algebra 1 Honors
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This is Growth and Decay
1. The U.S. populace increases at 0.91% per year. If the population in 2008 was 303,146,000 , what will it be in 2017?
2. A mechanist bought materials for about $125,000. He wants to calculate it's value in ten years. If tye materials depreciate 15% a year, how much will it be worth in ten years

Scott
p = 303146000 (1 + .0091)^(20172009)
or ... p = 303146000 e^[.0091(20172009)]
v = 125000 (1  .15)^10
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