Growing Homes
Square footage of an average home in the United States:
1950: 930 ft^{2}
2010: 2349 ft^{2}...cost $116/sq ft
Question 1: Do you think these two data points represent a linear situation? If it was linear, what would you expect to be the size of a home in 1920? 2030?
Question 2: Do you think these two data points represent an exponential situation? If it was linear, what would you expect to be the size of a home in 1920? 2030?
Source: L. Kaahaaina's "Downsized Dwellings," The Planet, Fall 2010, p. 31
