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    Estimating the number of servers required

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    An administrator of a popular website is told that a new faster server, which will replace the old server, can handle 45,000 hits (users accessing the site) per second. The website currently experiences a peak demand of about 110,000 hits per second. But, every month, the peak demand increases by 2500 hits per second. Use a proportion equation to determine how many new servers the administrator should buy to address expected traffic for the next 24 months.

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    Current Peak demand = 110,000 hits per second
    Number of new ...

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    The solution describes the steps for calculating number of servers required based upon current and projected traffic.