Treena P.

asked • 02/12/13

In 1992, the moose population in a park was measured to be 4280

In 1992, the moose population in a park was measured to be 4280. By 1999, the population was measured again to be 6170. If the population continues to change linearly:

Find a formula for the moose population, P, in terms of t, the years since 1990.

P(t)= syntax error

What does your model predict the moose population to be in 2007?

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Curt A. answered • 02/13/13

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Jim H.

This is not an exponential growth problem. It is clearly stated 'the population continues to change linearly'. So the answer is 8330 as solved using linear equations.
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02/13/13

Jim H. answered • 02/12/13

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Curt A.

yep missed the "changes linearly"

 

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02/23/13

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