# math

Since 2004​, the amount of money spent at restaurants in a certain country has increased at a rate of 7​% each year. In 2004​, about ​\$290 billion was spent at restaurants. If the trend​ continues, about how much will be spent at restaurants in 2018​?

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1. Since 2004​, the amount of money spent at restaurants in a certain country has increased at a rate of 7​% each year. In 2004​, about ​\$290 billion was spent at restaurants. If the trend​ continues, about how much will be spent at restaurants in 2018​?

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2. 2.9E8 * (1 + .07)^(2018 - 2004)

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3. sorry ... that should be ... 2.9E11 * (1 + .07)^(2018 - 2004)

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