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2-124.

The table below shows the total population of Mexico for specific years. Homework Help ✎

Year

Population
(millions)

1900

1910

1920

1930

1940

1950

1960

1970

1980

1990

2000

2010

  1. Recall that average rate of change is calculated by determining the slope between two points. What is the average rate of change for the population from 1900 to 1950

    The average rate of change is the slope between two points.
    Calculate the slope between and .
    Pay attention to the units.

  2. What is the average rate of change from 1960 to 2010?

  3. Given your answers in parts (a) and (b), for which time period is the population growth rate higher? Explain.