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In 2006 population of country was 32.2 million. This represented an increase of 3.6% since 2001. What was population of country in 2001. Round to nearest hundredth of a million.
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Alisa

1.036x = 32.2
x = 32.2/1.036
x = ?posted by Ms. Sue

I count 5 years
let the population in 2001 be P
P(1.036)^5 = 32.2 million
P = 32.2/1.036^5 = 26.98 million
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