# The exponential growth model #A=203e^(0.011t)# describes the population of the United States, A, in millions, t years after 1970. What was the population of the United States in 1970?

##### 1 Answer

Aug 22, 2016

After 46 years, Let's test whether population 320 million is valid.

#### Explanation:

? = 337 million

However, it is 324 million according to the US Census (2016).

The rate of increase is lower.

Reference: US Census Bureau. Available on the web: www.census.gov