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 1 Brad bought \$5,141 worth of office equipment. The government allows for office equipment to be depreciated at an annual rate of 5.5% per year. How long will it take for Brad to depreciate the equipment fifty-four percent?
 2 Albert currently pays a \$608 premium for health insurance. If the premium increases at an annual rate of 8.01% per year, how many years will it take for the premium to be \$2,086.06?
 3 Brad created a chart that shows the population of a town will increase to 96,627 people from a current population of 11,211 people. The rate of increase is an annual increase of 4.18%. Brad forgot to include on the graph the number of years this increase will take. How many years should Brad add to the chart?
 4 The number of bacteria in a culture grows from 39 to 176 in 1 hour and 19 minutes. How many bacteria will be present in 9 hours and 16 minutes?

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