College Algebra (10th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321979478
ISBN 13: 978-0-32197-947-6

Chapter 3 - Section 3.1 - Functions - 3.1 Assess Your Understanding: 107

Answer

$R(x)=\displaystyle\frac{L(x)}{P(x)}$

Work Step by Step

We express the sentence as an equation: $\displaystyle Participation\ rate(R)=\frac{size\ of\ labor\ force(L)}{civilian\ population(P)}$ $R(x)=\displaystyle\frac{L(x)}{P(x)}$
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