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    Please help answer growth word problem

    I must not be doing this right, please answer 109:

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    the country tripled the amount of food production ... feed 3 times 6 milllion people?
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    The populationdoubled every 15 years and in 30= 2(15) so the population doubled twice in 30 years.
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    Thanks for the replies.

    I had read it as population doubled every 15 years and food tripled every 15 years, both for a 30 year total period.
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