Game wardens use experiments to help determine the number of fish in a lake. Suppose 80 fish are caught,tagged, and released back into the lake. Two weeks later 120 fish are caught, 3 of which are found to have tags. Using this information, estimate the number of fish in the lake.
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well if the first 80 caught were tagged and only 3 of that number were caught out of the 120 the second time... I don't know this for sure if it's a formula or anything, but logically I'd say that to estimate the total number of fishes in the lake, for every 120 fishes caught, there'll be 3 fishes that are tagged, distribute that over 80 tagged fishes and you have your estimated number of fishes.
(80/3) * 120