A country has a carrying capacity of 1,000,000 people?

A country has a carrying capacity of 1,000,000 people. It is said that the doubling time for
the population is 91.65 yr and the growth rate has been constant at 0.016 yr-1
.
a. The year is 2000, what is the initial population for this country?
Update: b. To increase stability, the country decided to adopt a closed border policy for 50 years, but at the end of this 50 year period the government will allow immigration at a rate of 5/100 people and an emigration rate 10x lower than the immigration rate. What will the population of the country be at the end of the... show more b. To increase stability, the country decided to adopt a closed border policy for 50 years, but
at the end of this 50 year period the government will allow immigration at a rate of 5/100
people and an emigration rate 10x lower than the immigration rate. What will the
population of the country be at the end of the 50 year period if the population growth rate
and the carrying capacity remain constant and immigration and emigration are only
applied at the end of the 50-yr period?
Update 2: c. Describe in words how growth rate dP/dt changes from when P is very small compared
to K or when P is similar to K.
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