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Suppose a population of 160 crickets doubles in size every month. The function gives the population after x months. How many crickets will there be after 2 years?
(1 point)2,684,354,560 crickets
640 crickets
7,680 crickets
655,360 crickets

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  1. 2 years is 24 six-month periods, so the population doubles 4 times = 2^24 times the original population.

    2^24 ~= 10^7
    160 ~= 10^2
    so the result will be somewhere around 10^9

    Looks like the 1st choice.

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    posted by Steve
  2. this is so wrong

    10^9=1000000000

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  3. Actually @Diamond Chic, Steve is correct!

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    posted by JaElGa
  4. the answer would be 2,684,354,569 crickets

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    posted by Nunia

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