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: 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: $74,547 ppl / 25.4 square miles \approx 2935$ 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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