(Round your answer to the nearest whole number.)

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A grey squirrel population was introduced in a certain county of Great Britain 35 years ago. Biologists observe that the population doubles every 7 years, and now the population is 80,000.

Estimate the squirrel population 10 years from now.

Apr 16th, 2015

Let g be the growth rate

x(1+g)7  =2x

or

(1+g)7  =2

g= 21/7-1= 0.104089514

After 10 years , 80000(1.10409)10  =80000* 2.691800385= 215344


Apr 16th, 2015

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