# Thread: exponential increase DE problem

1. ## exponential increase DE problem

Dear Sir
I would be grateful if you can help me to solve the the below question

thanks
Kingsman

2. Originally Posted by kingman
Dear Sir
I would be grateful if you can help me to solve the the below question
2. For exponential growth the price $\displaystyle $$t years from 1933 is \displaystyle p(t)=p_0 e^{kt} where \displaystyle p_0 is the price in cents per litre in 1933. 3. Now find \displaystyle$$ k$ using the 1986 datum, it is the required rate constant.