Math (Algebra 3)

A population of ladybugs rapidly multiplies so that the population t days from now is given by A(t) = 3000e^(.01t). How many ladybugs are present now? How many will there be after a week?

im totally lost on this one! Where do i begin and where do i end?!

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  1. t is the number of days from now. The first question is asking for how many ladybugs are present now. How many days are there from now to well now ;/. So t = ?. How many days are in a week from now?

    If it is still not clear, A(t) is the population at any given day and the given day is represented by t. So by substituting a number for t into the function, A(t) = 3000e^(.01t), it will give you the population at the number of days from now. Err, badly phrased it seems but I tried to simplify it as much as possible.

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