state whether there is a growth or decay and if it is linear or exponential. Write a model that represents the problem, then use the model to answer the questions.

1. The population of 1500 wolves in a rural area has been declining by 2% every year. How many wolves will there be after 15 years? (round to a whole number)

2. The price of gasoline has been going up by 2 cents every day. If the price of gas is currently $3.54 what will be the price after one week?