You can also do it by the trial and error method
For Newfoundland : 533800*(1-0.006)^t => 533800*(0.994)^t
For PEI: 138500*(1+0.002)^t => 138500*(1.002)^t
Start with t+0 (t equals the number of years elapsed) and start jumping:
when t=20 Newfoundland=476123.8 & PEI=143858.8 which is...
It's been many years since I've done stuff like this but isn't it the same sort of calculation as working out compound interests?
Create a graph with the decreasing population of Newfoundland represented using one colour and then do the same for Labrador. Where the line cross is where they...