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GraphsFruit flies (Continuation of Example 4, Section

Thomas' Calculus: Early Transcendentals | 13th Edition | ISBN: 9780321884077 | Authors: George B. Thomas Jr., Maurice D. Weir, Joel R. Hass ISBN: 9780321884077 57

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Problem 34E

Problem 34E

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Fruit flies (Continuation of Example 4, Section 2.1.)

Populations starting out in closed environments grow slowly at first, when there are relatively few members, then more rapidly as the number of reproducing individuals increases and resources are still abundant, then slowly again as the population reaches the carrying capacity of the environment. a. Use the graphical technique of Example 3 to graph the derivative of the fruit fly population. The graph of the population is reproduced here.

b. During what days does the population seem to be increasing fastest? Slowest?

Reference: Example 4, Section 2.1

Figure 2.5 shows how a population p of fruit flies (Drosophila) grew in a 50-day experiment. The number of flies was counted at regular intervals, the counted values plotted with respect to time t, and the points joined by a smooth curve (colored blue in Figure 2.5). Find the average growth rate from day 23 to day 45.

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Textbook: Thomas' Calculus: Early Transcendentals
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Author: George B. Thomas Jr., Maurice D. Weir, Joel R. Hass
ISBN: 9780321884077

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