# Math

The population of Circletown has been growing at an annual rate of 5% for the last 5 years. The population is now 3104 people. What was the population of Circletown 5 years ago?

1. 3104 = p (1 + .05)^5

log(3104) - 5 log(1.05) = log(p)

posted by Scott
2. So what would be the answer?

posted by Samay
3. p is the population 5 yrs ago

you do know how to work a calculator, yes?

posted by Scott
4. what is the answer? And no I do not have a calculator so just tell me the answer

posted by samay

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