## Algebra and Trigonometry 10th Edition

The population of Italy is increasing. $P(t)$ increases as $t$ increases.
$P(t)=57.59e^{0.0051t}=57.59(e^{0.0051})^t=57.59\times1.0051^t$ Given that $1.0051\gt1$, $P(t)$ increases as $t$ increases.