In 2005, the total waste generated in a certain country was 7.125 x 10^10 pounds. Also in 2005, the countries population was 4.48 x 10^6 people. Determain the garbage per capita (per person) in that country in the year 2005.

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Well the answer is the amount of trash divided by the amount of people.

Then you would divide the two new numbers, trash/people
\[71,250,000,000\div4,480,000\]

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