SAT Subject Biology Practice Question 448: Answer and Explanation

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Question: 448

18. Questions below wrefers to the following data obtained for a rabbit population over a period of several years.

YearNumber of rabbits
14
217
362
4245

Which of the following graphs best represents the data on rabbit population size?

A.
B.
C.
D.
E.

Correct Answer: D

Explanation:

D Because the population is obviously growing bigger, choices C and E, which depict declining populations, can be eliminated. Take a look at the number of rabbits in each year-it's growing exponentially (choice A can be eliminated) and hasn't yet leveled off (choice B can be eliminated).

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