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7. What is the point on the graph when x = 1? What does this mean in terms of the snake
population? ( 1 point )
8. The graph is of a function in the form p ( t ) = a b t . What is the function? ( 2 points )
9. Use this function to estimate the boa constrictor population in 2 years, 3 years, and 4 years. ( 6 points: 2 points for each year, including 1 point for showing your work and 1 point for the answer) t
10. What pattern do you see in years 2, 3, and 4? How is the snake population changing every year? ( 2 points )
11. How is the snake population changing every two years? ( 1 point )
Making a Decision: 12. Do you think the snake population can continue to grow in this way forever? Why or why not? ( 2 points )

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