Intermediate Algebra (6th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321785045
ISBN 13: 978-0-32178-504-6

Chapter 9 - Section 9.3 - Exponential Functions - Exercise Set: 41b


There were are around 463,772 American students who studied abroad in 2015.

Work Step by Step

2015 is 15 years after 2000 so $x=15$. Substitute 15 to $x$ in the given equation to have: $\\y=140,242(1.083)^x \\y=140,242(1.083)^{15} \\y=463,772.4498 \\y\approx 463,772$
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