"Assume that the population of the U.S. increases by 1%/yr. How many BTU of energy will have to be added to the national annual energy budget this year to maintain the same per capita expenditure?"(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

The current populations is listed as 291 million. And the current per capita energy expenditure = 58 barrels of oil.

I wasn't sure what to do. I guessed and ended up with 9.7776 X 10 to the 14, BTU increase. Can anyone help me out a bit?

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# Homework Help: Question regarding energy, BTU

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