Suppose that the US population is growing by 0.96% each year, and continues to grow at this rate every year.

**a. **(4 points) What is the overall growth factor for 40 years of population growth? By what overall percentage will the US population grow over the next 40 years?

**b. **(4 points) What is the overall growth factor for 100 years of population growth? By what overall percentage will the US population grow over the next 100 years?