A lake becomes more polluted every year, allowing 2%fewer organisms to live in it. If in 2010 ther are one million organisms, write an equationrelating O, the number of organisms , to time, t, in yearssince 2010.

capellitad9 2022-07-27 Answered
A lake becomes more polluted every year, allowing 2%fewer organisms to live in it.
If in 2010 ther are one million organisms, write an equationrelating O, the number of organisms , to time, t, in yearssince 2010.
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Marshall Mcpherson
Answered 2022-07-28 Author has 11 answers
0=1000000-.02t
this would be your equation: this is because we start outwith 1 million organisms no matter what. if there are 2% lessevery year, we would just mulitply t by .02. subtract from amillion and you get the amount of organisms per year!
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