# SOLUTION: In the year 2006 it was discovered that global population was increasing at the annual rate of 1.7%. In what year will the global population be double?

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 Question 107580: In the year 2006 it was discovered that global population was increasing at the annual rate of 1.7%. In what year will the global population be double?Answer by scott8148(6628)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!let x="year of doubling" ... 2=(1.017)^(x-2006) ... log2=(x-2006)(log1.017) (log(2))/(log(1.017))=x-2006