S Spgeorge Dec 2019 1 0 Sydney Dec 5, 2019 #1 I have a problem that I hope someone can answer. If you had 10 couples walk to a continent who had a life span of 50 years and had 3 children per couple per generation. What would be the population after 50000 years ?

I have a problem that I hope someone can answer. If you had 10 couples walk to a continent who had a life span of 50 years and had 3 children per couple per generation. What would be the population after 50000 years ?

D DarnItJimImAnEngineer Jun 2019 493 261 USA Dec 9, 2019 #2 If the continent had a lifespan of 50 years, the population would be 0 unless they could swim. If you're talking about the people, their lifespan is less important here than at what age they reproduced, on average.

If the continent had a lifespan of 50 years, the population would be 0 unless they could swim. If you're talking about the people, their lifespan is less important here than at what age they reproduced, on average.