# An initial population of 505 quail increases at an annual rate of 23%. How do you write an exponential function to model the quail population?

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May 19, 2017

#### Explanation:

Population growth is seen to increase at an exponential rate. We use the following to model this growth.

**Where**

An exponential function that models the quail population is set up like...

so that, for example, if we wanted to figure out the population at time (3 years), then we would set up the function as follows,

to get