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Linear and Exponential Growth

Definition

Compare linear growth with exponential growth

Example

Dungess crab and Horseshoe crab populations are observed and compared by marine researchers. Researchers notice that the Dungess population increases $10\%$ each year, and the Horseshoe population increases by $100$ each year. If the Dungess crab population is represented by the solid line, and the Horseshoe crab population is represented by the dotted line, which of the following graphs best represents Dungess crab and Horseshoe crab populations?

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Collegeboard - SAT Practice Tests

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4 Math - Calc 13 Medium
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Ivy Global - SAT 4 Practice Tests

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1 Math - Calc 15 Medium
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