The population of a country increased by an average of 2% per year from 2000 to 2003. If the population of this country was 2,000,000 on December 31, 2003, then the population of this country on January 1, 2000, to the nearest thousand would have been...?

When a parabola represented by the equation y - 2x 2 = 8 x + 5 is translated 3 units to the left and 2 units up, the new parabola has its vertex at...?

Five different books (A, B, C, D and E) are to be arranged on a shelf. Books C and D are to be arranged first and second starting from the right of the shelf. The number of different orders in which books A, B and E may be arranged is: