The number of student increased each year by 986.58.
Given : In 2002, there were 972 students enrolled at Oakview High School.
To find : The number of students has increased by 1.5% each year ?
Using the exponential growth function,
Here, is the initial population
r=1.5%=0.015 is the rate
i.e. the number of student increased each year by 986.58.
slope is -3/5 in this scenario bc of rise over run.. then the y intercept is 7 so write +7 in place of +b