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: 10

Answer

Bellingham

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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