College Algebra Question
The population of a small town in central Florida has shown a linear decline in the years 2001-2011. In 2001 the population was 25500 people. In 2011 it was 18200 people.
A) Write a linear equation expressing the population of the town,, as a function of , the number of years since 2001. Include the entire equation as your answer.
B) If the town is still experiencing a linear decline, what will the population be in 2016?