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The population of a Midwestern city decays exponentially. If the population decreased from 900,000 to 800,000 from 2003 to 2005, what will be the population in 2008?

Please help I got 670,422 and the computer marked it round i then tried rounding it to 671000 but it was still wrong! Please help me THank you

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  1. computer marked it wrong*

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  2. the two given population numbers only have one significant digit

    either 670000 or 700000 is what the computer is looking for

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  3. Its still wrong omg I dont know why

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  4. the full solution is in the related questions at the bottom of the page

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  5. 900000e^5(1/2ln(1/8)
    This is ithe answer if you were wondering who would have known

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  6. can someone explain step by step how to do this

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