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5-121.

Write equations to solve each of the following problems. Homework Help ✎

  1. When the Gleo Retro (a trendy commuter car) is brand new, it costs $23,500. Each year it loses 15% of its value. What will the car be worth when it is 15 years old?

    y = 23500 · (0.85)x

    $2052.82

  2. Each year the population of Algeland increases by 12%. The population is currently 14,365,112. What will the population be 20 years from now?

  • y = 14,365,112 · (1.12)x