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Understand the exponential function!

University of Colorado Professor Albert Bartlett was widely viewed as a pioneer on explaining the arithmetic involved in the world's population, energy, and sustainability issues.

Inability to understand the exponential function

Fundamentally, linear functions are just addition. Unfortunately, this is the conception of growth most people are stuck looking at the world through. But, just to remind us all: The vast majority of modeled growth relationships, however, utilize exponential functions and multiplication.