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9 November, 02:13

A small fictional country had a population of 2,254,000 people in the year 2000. if the population grows steadily at a rate of 3.5% each year, what is the expected population of this country in the year 2015 to the nearest 1000?

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  1. 9 November, 04:12
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    3,437,000 people

    2,254,000 times. 035 = 78890 new people per year

    78890 times 15 years = 1183350 new people in 15 years

    2254000+1183350 = 3437350 total people in 2015

    rounded to the nearest 1000 = 3,437,000
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