Have I concluded a good formula

The population of animal in a country Park increases in number by 11 percent each year. A survey counted the number of animal in the park at the start of a particular year. If the number of animals counted was *K*, is the following formula connecting the current number, *N*, with time *t* in years since the initial count a correct formula to use?

N = K x 11 x t

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**David Green** The population of animal in a country Park increases in number by 11 percent each year. A survey counted the number of animal in the park at the start of a particular year. If the number of animals counted was *K*, is the following formula connecting the current number, *N*, with time *t* in years since the initial count a correct formula to use?

N = K x 11 x t

1. Your formula is not correct.

2. In the beginning, that means t = 0, you have K animals.

After one year, t = 1, you have

Next year, t = 2, you have

After x years, t = x, you have

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**earboth** 1. Your formula is not correct.

2. In the beginning, that means t = 0, you have K animals.

After one year, t = 1, you have

Next year, t = 2, you have

After x years, t = x, you have

Thanks for your help, I read it as; N(x) = K x 1.11^x