# The population of a small town is growing at a rate of 5% per year. If the population right now is 22,000, what will the population be 10 years from now?

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Apr 25, 2018

See explanation.

#### Explanation:

The numbers representing the population in consecutive years create a geometrical sequence with:

and

We are asked to find the popiuation after

After substitution of given data we have:

Answer:

**After 10 years the population will be #35,836#. **