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Population curve and calculations

  1. Feb 13, 2010 #1
    Suppose rabbit populations grow exponentially with a growth rate of 20% per year. If P(t) is the population at any time t and 1000 is the initial (t=0) population of rabbits, what is the population of rabbits in 10 years?
    Use the DE model: P ' = kP with k = .1 and P(0) = 1000.

    Plz help me
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  3. Feb 13, 2010 #2


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    Hi shinobiazra! Welcome to PF! :wink:
    The equation is dP/dt = 0.1 P …

    what is the general solution to this equation? :smile:
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