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**autumn** i DO understand how to do this, i just cant remember how to get all of the numbers in the equation in order to solve it.

"The population of a town is 10000 people. it grows at a rate of 1.4% per year for four years, what is the growth factor, b, for the equation y=a*bx (x being the small integer over the b)"

i get that a = 10000

i get that b = 1.4 **<<<<<<<< where did you get this number from?**

i get that x = 4

but none of the answers i come out with is in the multiple choice.