PCMI, Summer 2004
High School Teacher Program
Forester Problem Two
According to a newspaper report, the trees in a certain land area are being cut at a rate of 15% per year. The lumber company claims that it replants 2000 trees every year in this area. Discuss the future tree production of this land area if this plan continues.
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