Alright, my teacher the sadist gave us an assignment over the holidays, and so far, everyone in my class has gotten all but this.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

The equation is representative of the population growth of fish in a fish pond.

p= m / 1+ae to the -kt

p is the intial population, m the carrying capacity of the pond, t is time, k is a constant of 0.9, and nobody knows what a is. The question is basically, is a a constant, or what? I'm not worried about solving everthing, just whether a is a constant, or whatever, I think a is the number of additional fish every year, but I'm not sure. If it's any help, I've found the carrying capacity to be 53869 fish, and the intial population is 1000.

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