Algebra 1: Common Core (15th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133281140
ISBN 13: 978-0-13328-114-9

Chapter 2 - Solving Equations - 2-6 Ratios, Rates, and Conversions - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises - Page 119: 10



Work Step by Step

In order to find the number of people per square mile, we divide the total number of people by the total area. Thus, we find: Bellingham: 74,547ppl/25.4squaremiles≈2935 ppl per square mile Bakersfield: 295536ppl/113.1squaremiles=2613 ppl per square mile. Thus, Bellingham had more people per square mile.
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