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A team of ecologists is tracking mountain lions throughout California. They count 4543 mountain lions in the entire state. The area of California is 423,970 km^2.

 

What is the population density of mountain lions per 250 km^2 in California?

 

A. About 3 mountain lions per 250 km^2.


B. About 10 mountain lions per 250 km^2.


C. About 5 mountain lions per 250 km^2.


D. About 1 mountain lion per 250 km^2.

 Apr 4, 2019
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Population density  = population / area

                               4543 lion / (423970/250 km^2) = 2.68  ~~ 3 lion/250km^2

 Apr 4, 2019

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