Algebra 1

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133500403
ISBN 13: 978-0-13350-040-0

Chapter 2 - Solving Equations - 2-6 Ratios, Rates, and Conversions - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises - Page 121: 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: $74,547 ppl / 25.4 square miles \approx 2935$ ppl per square mile Bakersfield: $295536 ppl/113.1 square miles= 2613$ ppl per square mile. Thus, Bellingham had more people per square mile.
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