Forest covers an area of 3400 km^2. Each year this area decreases by 7.25%. What will the area be after 13 years

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Forest covers an area of 3400 km^2. Each year this area decreases by 7.25%. What will the area be after 13 years

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Isabelle 2 weeks 2021-10-13T02:00:23+00:00 1 Answer 0

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    2021-10-13T02:02:05+00:00

    Area of 3400 decreases by 7.25%.

    Rewrite 7.25% as a decimal.

    This leads to 0.0725.

    So, (3400)(0.0725) = 246.5.

    Now (246.5)(13 years) = 3,276.

    The area after 13 years will be

    3,276 km^2.

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