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ramen:

A. What is the approximate doubling time (nearest year) for 5% continuous growth? B. What be the approximate doubling time (nearest year) for 14% continuous growth?

AZ:

Are you learning about population growth?

AZ:

You have to know the rule of 70 doubling time = 70/r and r is your growth rate

ramen:

So for the first problem, it would simply be 70*.05?

snowflake0531:

actually, 5, not 0.05

AZ:

We're dividing not multiplying and we keep the number as a percent

ramen:

OHHHHHHHHHHH. I can't believe I didn't figure this out...... Thanks guys lol

AZ:

Of course!

ramen:

I have one more question real quick that I'll post

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