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# Projections for the U.S. population, ages 85 and older, are shown in the following

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Problem 49

Projections for the U.S. population, ages 85 and older, are shown in the following table. 2000 Projected Population in millions 4.2 5.9 8.3 11.6 16.2 22.7 Year 2010 2020 2030 2040 2050 Actual 2000 population Source: U.S. Census Bureau a. Show that the U.S. population, ages 85 and older is projected to increase geometrically. b. Write the general term of the geometric sequence describing the U.S. population ages 85 and older, in millions, n decades after 1990. c. Use the model in part (b) to project the U.S. population, ages 85 and older, in 2080.

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Chapter 7.1 – 1: 2 Find the area between the graph of the two functions, y  1 xx 6 and the x- axis. Solution: Graph the function first. y 8 6 4 2 x 1 - 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 -2 -4 -6 -8 The height...

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