a) Suppose Town B has a population given by

i) What is Town B's population in 1993?

ii) What is Town B's population in 1995?

iii) Which of the following gives the most appropriate interpretation the population of Town B in terms of the population of Town A?

** A. ** The population of Town B is 5 thousand people more than the population of Town A.** B. ** The population of Town B is 5 more than the population of Town A.** C. ** The population of Town A is 5 thousand people more than the population of Town B.** D. ** The population of Town B is 5 thousand people less than the population of Town A.

b) Suppose Town C has a population given by

i) What is Town C's population in 1993?

ii) What is Town C's population in 1998?

Which of the following gives the most appropriate interpretation of the population of Town C in terms of the population of Town A?

** A. ** In 3 year(s), the population of Town A and Town C will be the same.** B. ** The population of Town C is the same as the population of Town A in 3 year(s).** C. ** The population of Town C is the same as the population of Town A 3 year(s) ago.** D. ** The population of Town C is 3 more than the population of Town A.