Thinking Mathematically (6th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321867327
ISBN 13: 978-0-32186-732-2

Chapter 9 - Measurement - 9.2 Measuring Area and Volume - Exercise Set 9.2 - Page 595: 84


The original statement does not make sense.

Work Step by Step

The population density of Montana is approximately 6.5 people per mile. This statement does not make sense. Population density refers to the number of people per unit area. However, a mile is a unit measure for length, not area. To express population density correctly, we need to use units for the number of people per unit area, such as people per square mile or people per square kilometer.
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