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The rate of change of the mass $M(t)$ of a tree is approximated by $M'(t)=10t\sqrt{t+15}$ , where the mass is in grams and time $t$ is in days. At time $t =0$, the mass is 150,000 grams. Find the mass of the tree after 10 days. Round constant and final answer to the nearest whole number and include units.

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Post your attempt please. –  Jerry Apr 16 '13 at 16:51
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You are given an expression for $M'(t)$. To get $M(t)$ you integrate it. So you want $M(t)=150,000+\int_0^t 10t\sqrt{t+15}dt$

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