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Sun Devil stadium holds 73,379 people in the stands. At an Arizona State University football game, Darrel observed that about 10% of the seats were empty. Which of these would be a good estimate for the number of people attending that game? a.)69,000 people b.)60,000 people c.)66,000 people d.)63,000 people

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    If 10% of the people are missing, it must be the case that 90% of the people are there. That is, 9/10 of the full capacity is seated in the stadium. Hence, \[n=0.9 \times 73,379=66,041.1 \approx 66,000\]which is answer (c).

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