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Problem: How long will it take a population of 550 moose to double if 25 offspring are born and 14 moose die on average per year?a) 26.9 yearsb) 34.5 yearsc) 52.3 yearsd) 79.0 years

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Recall:

Doubling Time=ln 2ln (1+r)          r=# of births-# of deathsN×100


Calculating for r:

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How long will it take a population of 550 moose to double if 25 offspring are born and 14 moose die on average per year?

a) 26.9 years

b) 34.5 years

c) 52.3 years

d) 79.0 years

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