# The population of Nigeria was about 140 million in 2008 and the exponential growth rate was 2.4% per year. How do you write an exponential function describing the population of Nigeria?

##### 1 Answer

Jul 24, 2016

Population = 140 million

#### Explanation:

If the population is growing at a rate of 2.4% then your growth will look like this:

2008: 140 million

2009: After 1 year: 140 million

2010: After 2 years; 140 million

2011: After 3 years: 140 million

2012: After 4 years: 140 million

So the population after

Population = 140 million