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## Homework Statement

A population started at 10,000 in 1900. The population doubles every 50 years. What was the population in 2000?

## Homework Equations

Q(time) = Q(initial)*e

^{(rate)(time)}

## The Attempt at a Solution

I was able to come up with the answer using the standard growth equation, but got the wrong answer with the given equation. Am I doing anything wrong or is the equation not suitable for this problem?