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# Word Problem 15

Problem 15: The population of a town increases by 5% annually and its present population is 9261. The population three years ago was;

a. 8.020           b. 8000            c. 9800            d. 10000

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Solution:

This is interest based problem and requires interest formula for solution.

Here we assume that;

R=Rate of increase in population=5

A=Present population=9261

T= duration of three years =3

P=population three years ago=?

Putting these values in the formula;

So, the population three years ago was 8000

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