Birth rate 5 pups per mouse per month the death rate

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Unformatted text preview: is all about births and deaths b – d = r b : birth rate d : death rate r : popula3on growth rate The birth rate of a mouse Females give birth to about 10 pups every month The birth rate of a mouse Males don’t give birth, so for every pair of breeding mice there will be 5 pups per month. Birth rate: 5 pups per mouse per month The death rate of a mouse Out of every 10 mice, 1 dies every month. Death rate: 0.1 dead mice per mouse per month The popula;on growth rate Birth rate: 5 pups per mouse per month Death rate: 0.1 dead mice per mouse per month b – d = r 5 – 0.1 = 4.9 Popula;on growth rate: 4.9 addi3onal mice per mouse per month Exampl...
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This note was uploaded on 01/30/2014 for the course IB 105 taught by Professor Caceres during the Fall '08 term at University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign.

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