Example 1

A city’s population has increased [math]40\%[/math] during the last [math]5[/math] years and is now [math]448,000[/math] people. What was the population [math]5[/math] years ago? Assuming that the population increased at the same rate each year, what was the annual rate of increase?

 

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exponential  exponential-function  growth  increase  model  of  period  population  rate  time 
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