## How do you find the slope for the rate of Change

October 12, 2019// Blog//

**Answer: **12495

**Step-by-step explanation:**

**Given: **The population of a town in 2015 = 8914

The growth rate of population per year = 1.36%

**The exponential growth function is given by:_**

, where A is the initial amount and r is the rate of growth of amount in x years.

**Consider 2015 as the initial year,** then for 2040, x=25 [2040-2015]

A=8914

r=1.36%=0.0136

**Now, At this rate, the population in 2040 will be given by :-**