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in 1984 in the U.S. there were 22.8 motor vehicle deaths per 100,000 population. How many motor behicle deaths would you then expect in a U.S. city of 3.5 million people? i need an answer please

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    22.8 deaths ---------- 100,000 people ???????? deaths ------------ 3,500,000 people These ratios are the same so you put them equal to each other. 22.8 x ---------- = ------------ 100,000 3,500,000 Cross multiply 22.8(3,500,000) = 100,000x 79,800,000 = 100,000x x = 798 deaths

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