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anonymous

  • one year ago

If there are 10 dear counted in a 1 km (to the second power) area of southern Lancaster county , what would be the estimated deer population in a 10 km(to the second power) area that includes this sample of land?

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  1. jim_thompson5910
    • one year ago
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    "10 dear counted in a 1 km" we have this ratio `10 deer : 1 km`

  2. jim_thompson5910
    • one year ago
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    we can multiply both parts of the ratio by 10 why? because we want the `1 km` to turn into `10 km` so we have `10 deer : 1 km` `10*10 deer : 10*1 km` `100 deer : 10 km` therefore we estimate 100 deer in 10 square km

  3. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Thank you

  4. jim_thompson5910
    • one year ago
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    np

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