Logistic Population Growth: Equation, Definition & Graph


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The graph of logistic growth is usually shaped like which letter?

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1. The maximum population size an environment can support is called ______.

2. If N is less than K, the ______.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Logistic population growth, as a term, refers to the time when growth rate decreases as a population reaches carrying capacity, and this quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of this concept. These practice questions will test you on the characteristics of the graphs of this type of population growth, the definition of carrying capacity, and the equation for logistic growth.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments, you'll be tested on:

  • The shape of a logistic population growth graph
  • The maximum population an environment can support
  • The correct equation for logistic growth

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet will allow you to test your skills in the following areas:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information on logistic population growth from the related lesson
  • Making connections - use your understanding of the graph of this type of growth to better grasp the concept of logistic growth
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding logistic population growth equations

Additional Learning

The lesson called Logistic Population Growth: Equation, Definition & Graph can help you master this material. It has the following objectives:

  • Define logistic population growth
  • Understand the equation for logistic population growth
  • Understand carrying capacity and its role in population growth