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    Gradient, Fraction and Sampling Word Problems

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    1. Rise and run. If the rise is 3/2 and the run is 5, then what is the ratio of the rise to the run ?

    2. Fast food. If four out of the five doctors prefer fast food, then at a convention of 445 doctors, how many prefer fast food ?

    3. Bear population. To estimate the size of the bear population on the Keweenaw Peninsula, conservationists captured, tagged, and released 50 bears. One year later, a random sample of 100 bears included 2 tagged bears. What is the conservationist's estimate of the size of the bear population?

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    1. Rise and run. If the rise is 3/2 and the run is 5, then what is the ratio of the rise to the run?
    Answer -
    Ratio =
    Rise =
    Run = 5 or
    Ratio = = X =
    2. Fast food. If four out of the five doctors prefer fast food, then at a ...

    Solution Summary

    The posting explains all the steps to finding the answers to these word problems in an attachment to ensure proper formatting of fractions.

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