- Read this and this and consider the following items.
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- Draw a plot of abundance (numbers of organisms) against time that represents exponential growth.
- Draw a plot of abundance (numbers of organisms) against time that represents logistic growth.
- What do N
_{t}, N_{t+1}, N_{0}, r, and K represent in the exponential and logistic growth functions/models.
- What are the fundamental differences in assumptions underlying the exponential and logistic growth functions/models.
- What is the difference between a discrete and a continuous function/model?
- Describe a (fish-related) situation where the exponential function/model may adequately represent population growth?
- Describe a (fish-related) situation where the exponential function/model may adequately represent population growth?